OT 465: Rehabilitation Design

Course Description This course centers on adapting the environment to improve the quality of life of individuals of all ages who are challenged by physical, cognitive and/or sensory impairments. It examines the therapist's ability to help individuals with disabilities reintegrate into the community. This involves the use of wheelchairs and other mobility equipment, adaptive ADL equipment, resolution of architectural barriers, environmental and seating designs and the use of microcomputers and current technologies as they apply to patient care and treatment.
Prerequisites OT 302
Credits 2