OT 371: Introduction to Occupational Therapy

Course Description This course introduces the occupational therapy student to the role of the occupational therapists and other team members in various settings including adult physical disabilities, pediatrics, and mental health settings. Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Domain and Process is introduced. Lecture sessions have been designed to provide an overview of the occupational therapist's scope of practice, ethics, philosophy, history of the profession, and documentation. Academic integrity and proper referencing are addressed. Lab sessions have been designed to introduce the student to the analysis of human occupations, including craft, as intervention media.
Credits 3