OTA 415: Professional Development

Course Description A culminating seminar designed to aid transition from student to practitioner. Written and oral communication and developing methods to enhance those skills will be addressed. Strategies to use the supervision and collaboration process as a member of the occupational therapy service team including eliciting feedback and responding to constructive criticism will be shared and practiced. The importance of continued learning is stressed as students engage in basic research and relate it to practice. The process from student through certification is discussed. Students will develop a resume and cover letter to be used in applying for positions as Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants.
Prerequisites See description.
Credits 2