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OCTH 1032 - Conditions Impacting Occupation, Participation, and Health II: Children/Adolescence

( 0 :0 :0 32 lec ) 2 credits

All pre-professional General Education credits Co-requisites or prerequisites: OCTH 1039, 1053, and 1071.

This is the second in a series of two courses in which students study bio-psychosocial conditions and learn how to analyze the potential effect on body functions and structures, the development of skills, occupational performance and participation. Case examples guide an understanding of conditions common to children including heritable diseases, genetic conditions, disability, trauma, and injury. The course furthers mastery of medical terminology, and an understanding of the precautions, contraindications, medication side effects, and safety issues necessary for practice with infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents. Contextual factors that support health and wellness throughout child/adolescent development are discussed.