OTA-101 - Foundations of Occupational Therapy

3 credits

Students will be introduced to the field of occupational therapy and how it relates to other health services. They will learn about expectations for evidence-based practice and professional behavior, different frames of reference that inform practice, and the structure and foundation of the national organization. Students will study cognitive, sensory, and motor skills to analyze crafts, self-care, and recreational activities. This is a distance course; all class materials are available on Blackboard. Student membership to the American Occupational Therapy Association is required.

Prerequisite(s): MAT-115 RCH-100, BIO-231, BIO-231L, and PSY-101 

Corequisite(s): OTA-110L, OTA-110, OTA-112, and OTA-115