OT 415: Pediatrics

Course Description This course introduces the student to the roles occupational therapists assume in pediatrics in a variety of service environments. The influence of legislation, family social and cultural values and their influence on goal selection in a client-centered focus are examined. Students learn about the multiple causes, issues and effects of abnormal development, acute and chronic medical conditions (including orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions) and psychosocial disorders as they relate to pediatric occupational therapy.
Prerequisites OT 302
Credits 3