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Course Title: Medical Conditions in Occupational Therapy
Course ID: OTA 205

This course will provide a framework for students to learn about common medical conditions seen by occupational therapy practitioners and to facilitate learning of these conditions from an occupational therapy perspective. It is not intended to emphasize treatment of a diagnosis, however students will learn about specific factors unique to given conditions that may impact an individual’s occupational roles and functions. These factors must be understood and analyzed regarding the relative impact on the individual’s occupational performance. The knowledge gained from this course is a necessary prerequisite to Physical Disabilities Practice. Lecture 3 hours per week.

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall

Prerequisites: One-Year Certificate Pre-Occupational Therapy Assistant; accepted admission into OTA program with a minimum GPA of 2.5

Corequisites: None

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