ACADEMICS

  • Occupational Therapy Courses

    OT 101 Introduction to Occupational Studies of Wellness/Disability
    Introduction to occupational therapy history, philosophy, wellness/disability continuum, contexts, occupations, occupational performance, professionalization and clinical reasoning.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 102 Occupational Studies of Wellness/Disability Groups
    Exploration of professional themes: philosophy, wellness/disability continuum using groups, occupational performance and activity, professionalization and clinical reasoning.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 193 Special Topics in Occupational Therapy for First-Year Students
    All "193" courses are approved for LASC but may vary by section. See current course listing for specific LASC area approval.
    Introductory level course covering topics of special interest to first-year students. Offered only as a First-Year Seminar.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 203 Occupational Therapy Theories
    Investigation of theories basic to occupational therapy, related to occupation, individual and context. Includes current and developing models of practice.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 211 Kinesiology Lab
    Concurrent with BI 271
    Opportunities to develop skills that apply kinesiology to occupational therapy practice.
    Offered every year. 1 credit.
     
    OT 301 Psychosocial Wellness/Disability
    Concurrent with OT 302 and OT 304
    Historical themes of the profession, wellness/illness/disability continuum, occupation and context as it applies to psychosocial performance in life roles.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 302 Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches
    Occupational performance and context, professionalization, and clinical reasoning will be applied to practice models when addressing psychosocial health and illness.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 304 Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches Lab
    Directed observation and participation in the clinical application of theories and methods of occupational therapy intervention with psychosocial disorders. Includes Fieldwork I.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 312 Physiological Wellness/ Disability
    Concurrent with OT 313 and OT 318
    Historical themes of the profession, wellness/illness/disability continuum, occupation and context as it applies to physiological performance in life roles.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 313 Physiological Therapeutic Approaches
    Occupational performance and context, professionalization, and clinical reasoning will be applied to practice models when addressing physiological health and illness.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 317 Research I
    Prerequisite: MA 150 or PS 275
    Course examines measurement issues, concerns and tools; and why and how to use evidence in practice.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 318 Physiological Therapeutic Approaches Lab
    Directed observation and participation in the clinical application of theories and methods of occupational therapy intervention with physiological disorders. Includes Fieldwork I.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 400 Special Topics
    Selected areas of interest to students and instructor. Topic, prerequisites and instructor are announced in advance.
    Offered every year. 1-3 credits.
     
    OT 401 Occupational Performance and Context for Elders
    Concurrent with OT 402, OT 403 and OT 404
    The wellness/illness/disability continuum will be applied to occupational performance in life roles for the geriatric population.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 402 Therapeutic Approaches for Elders
    Occupational therapy strategies for elders across the wellness/illness/disability continuum with emphasis on occupational performance/context and clinical reasoning.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 403 Therapeutic Approaches Lab for Elders
    Experiential learning with assessments and intervention approaches for elders. Includes Fieldwork 1 experience in various sites off campus.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 404 Assistive Technology I
    Assistive technology related to the needs of the adult and geriatric populations will be explored
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 407 Research II
    Course examines research design, quantitative and qualitative, human subject protection and program evaluation. Students will develop a research proposal.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 411 Occupational Therapy International Service Learning Experience
    Instruction in occupational. therapy methods with an experiential component providing intervention to an underserved population in a foreign country.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 421 Occupational Performance and Context for Children/Adolescents
    Concurrent with OT 423, OT 424 and OT 427
    Wellness/illness/disability continuum will be applied to performance in life roles related to the child and adolescent populations.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 423 Therapeutic Approaches Lab for Children/Adolescents
    Experiential learning with assessments and intervention approaches; professional oral and written communication skill development. Includes Fieldwork I experience.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 424 Assistive Technology II
    Assistive technology applied to the occupational performance and context of child and adolescent populations.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 426 Organizational and Professional Issues I
    Introduction to principles of organization, administration and management applied to the delivery of occupational therapy services in various practice settings. Work relationships, ethical issues and laws influencing practice will
    also be discussed.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 427 Therapeutic Approaches for Children/Adolescents
    Occupational therapy strategies for child and adolescent populations across wellness/illness/disability continuum with emphasis on occupational performance and context.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 903 Clinical Reasoning I
    Seminar to apply clinical reasoning skills to case studies integrating all aspects that influence therapeutic decision-making, including, occupational performance areas, components, and contexts.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.

    OT 905 Clinical Reasoning II
    Continuing seminar to apply clinical reasoning skills to case studies integrating all aspects that influence therapeutic decision-making, including occupational performance areas, components, and contexts.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 906 Global Health Issues
    Understanding health issues from a global perspective of the economic, political, social, and cultural forces, which impact on health and health services.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 908 Community Health
    Community as a context for human functioning and occupational therapy intervention. Includes community placement.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 920 Physical Disabilities Fieldwork II
    Twelve weeks of full-time (or equivalent part-time) fieldwork in approved physical disabilities setting with supervision that meets ACOTE Standards.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 921 Psychosocial Fieldwork II
    Twelve weeks of full-time (or equivalent part-time) fieldwork in approved psychosocial setting with supervision that meets ACOTE Standards.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 928 Thesis Seminar I
    Seminar focusing on the development of thesis proposals.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 929 Thesis Seminar II
    Seminar focusing on the collection and analysis of data.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 930 Thesis Seminar III
    Seminar focusing on writing and disseminating a research report
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 931 Organizational and Professional Issues II
    An advanced seminar exploring issues relevant to the changing roles and responsibilities of practitioners and to
    the rapidly evolving practice contexts.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 932 Specialty Fieldwork II
    Twelve weeks of full-time (or equivalent part-time) fieldwork in an approved specialty setting with supervision that meets ACOTE Standards.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 933 Assessment and Evaluation Across the Lifespan
    This course provides an overview of the occupational therapy and evaluation process. Selection, interpretation and documentation of assessments will be examined.
    Offered every year. 3 credit