OT 376: Foundations of Occupational Therapy

Course Description This course introduces the occupational therapy student to major occupational therapy theories and models, theorists, approaches, terminology, and selected treatment modalities. Major theoretical models used in occupational therapy across disability and developmental levels will be discussed, compared and contrasted. The occupational therapy processes of evaluation, treatment planning, documentation, and activity analyses are incorporated through lecture, discussion, and lab activities. Media laboratories in modern industrial and technological occupations will provide students with an opportunity to learn and practice basic skills in these crafts and expand their abilities to analyze human occupations used for work, leisure and therapy. Written assignments and exercises will integrate the course sections with each other and with previous and concurrent coursework
Credits 3