2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

OTA 101 - Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy (3 Credits)


This course reviews the history, theory and philosophy of the profession of occupational therapy. The basic features of the theories that underlie occupational therapy are reviewed. Models of practice and frames of reference for occupational therapy are presented. Changes in health care and the effect the health care environment is having on rehabilitation and occupational therapy are also studied. The fundamentals of diversity and sociocultural differences are integrated and discussed in relation to human occupation, participation and health across the lifespan. Lecture Hours: 39. Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department head. Course Fee: $60. Usually offered in the fall.