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OTAC 2135 – Adult Psychosocial

Credits: 5

Course Description:

This course focuses on normal development and impairment of global and specific mental function for individuals from early adulthood through senescence. Occupational therapy evaluation, treatment, implementation, normal development and interruption of function with this age group will be explored. This population will be evaluated and occupation based evidence based practice will be identified and implemented. Roles of occupational therapy assistants (OTA) and the role of the Occupational Therapist (OT) in the Occupational Therapy process are covered. Emphasis is placed on independent and active learning with focus on developing skills for lifelong learning. This course provides an opportunity to work collaboratively intra-professionally and to develop and enhance professionalism as a health professional. Students will be required to complete one level 1 fieldwork experience in a setting with the focus on psychological and social factors that influence engagement in occupation with corresponding age group.

Prerequisite(s):

OTAC2035

Lec/Lab/OJT

2/2/1

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