Occupational Therapy (OTHA)

OTHA 1160  Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1161  Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1162  Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1241  Occupational Performance from Birth through Adolescence  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers occupational performance of newborns through adolescents. Includes frames of reference, evaluation tools and techniques, and intervention strategies.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1249  Occupational Performance of Adulthood  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers occupational performance of adults. Includes frames of reference, evaluation tools and techniques, and intervention strategies.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1253  Occupational Performance for Elders  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers occupational performance of elders. Includes frames of reference, evaluation tools and techniques, and intervention strategies.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1305  Principles of Occupational Therapy  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to occupational therapy including the historical development and philosophy. Emphasis on the roles of the occupational therapy assistant. Topics include occupation; occupational therapy personnel; current health care environment; and moral, legal, and ethical issues.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1309  Human Structure and Function in Occupational Therapy  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a study of the biomechanics of human motion. Emphasis on the musculoskeletal system including skeletal structure, muscles and nerves, and biomechanical assessment procedures.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1315  Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers various occupations or activities used as therapeutic interventions in occupational therapy. Emphasis on awareness of activity demands, contexts, adapting, grading, and safe implementation of occupations or activities.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 1319  Therapeutic Interventions I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers concepts, techniques, and assessments leading to proficiency in skills and activities used as treatment interventions in occupational therapy (OT). Emphasizes the occupational therapy assistant's role in the OT process.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 2209  Mental Health in Occupational Therapy  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers promotion of mental health and wellness through occupational therapy. Topics include theory and intervention strategies to enhance occupational performance.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 2231  Physical Function in Occupational Therapy  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers physical function to promote occupational performance. Includes frames of reference, evaluative tools, intervention strategies, and consumer education.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 2235  Health Care Management in Occupational Therapy  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course explores the roles of the occupational therapy assistant in health care delivery. Topics include documentation, reimbursement, credentialing, ethical standards, health care team role delineation, and management.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 2266  Practicum (or Field Experience) - Occupational Therapy Assistant  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 20 Lab)  

This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 2267  Practicum (or Field Experence) - Occupational Therapy Assistant  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 20 Lab)  

This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 2302  Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities II  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an emphasis on advanced techniques and applications used in traditional and non-traditional practice settings.

Course Type: Technical

OTHA 2304  Neurology in Occupational Therapy  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a study of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology as it relates to neurological conditions commonly treated in occupational therapy.

Course Type: Technical