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OCTH 1040 - Occupational Performance and Participation: Therapeutic Applications

( 0 :0 :0 30 lec/30 lab ) 3 credits

All pre-professional General Education credits Co-requisites or prerequisites: OCTH 1029, 1051, and 1052; PSRT 1103.

This course fosters the student’s ability to provide therapeutic intervention through practice in analyzing, grading, and adapting activities and environments for individuals with varied abilities across the lifespan.  Students explore ways to teach and train clients and significant others as part of the OT intervention process.  Preparatory modalities are taught and practiced as a support to occupation based intervention.  Students learn to follow standard precautions and monitor vital signs and this is reinforced throughout the course to ensure safe practice