Occupational Therapy - Fall 2017

Foundation/Occupation/Therapy — 3835
OTA 1510 – 3 credits
Sarah B. Tranum, Krysta M. Rives

Students will be introduced to the history, development, function, and philosophy of the occupational therapy profession and the occupational therapy assistant. Students will learn about relevant theories, frames of reference, and models of practice that influence the occupational therapy process. In addition, students will identify how sociopolitical, economic, and geographic factors influence current occupational therapy practice. Students will also demonstrate their ability to locate, select, and interpret evidence-based practice research that supports ethical occupational therapy practice. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 31 – Dec 21 Thu 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Medical Specialties - LAB — 3836
OTA 1520 – 0 credits
Krysta M. Rives

Students will understand the effects heritable diseases, genetic conditions, disability, trauma, and injury to physical and mental health have on an individual. Students will explore the effects disabling conditions have on the occupational performance of a person. Students will learn about normal development throughout the lifespan, medical terminology, signs and symptoms, course & prognosis, and common medical treatments related to disease/disability. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Medical Specialties — 3837
OTA 1520 – 3 credits
Krysta M. Rives

Students will understand the effects heritable diseases, genetic conditions, disability, trauma, and injury to physical and mental health have on an individual. Students will explore the effects disabling conditions have on the occupational performance of a person. Students will learn about normal development throughout the lifespan, medical terminology, signs and symptoms, course & prognosis, and common medical treatments related to disease/disability. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 9:50 am – 11:55 am
Fundamental Skills of OTA I — 3838
OTA 1530 – 1 credit
Sarah B. Tranum

This is the first course in a series of two that focus on development and refinement of skills for the occupational therapy assistant. Students will learn the application component of the knowledge learned in Foundations of Occupational Therapy. Topics include, but are not limited to: understanding yourself and others, applications of the language of the profession, introduction to basic computer skills and assessment tools, and development of professional behaviors. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 31 – Dec 21 Thu 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Fundamental Skills of OTA I — 3839
OTA 1530 – 1 credit
Krysta M. Rives

This is the first course in a series of two that focus on development and refinement of skills for the occupational therapy assistant. Students will learn the application component of the knowledge learned in Foundations of Occupational Therapy. Topics include, but are not limited to: understanding yourself and others, applications of the language of the profession, introduction to basic computer skills and assessment tools, and development of professional behaviors. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 146
Aug 31 – Dec 21 Thu 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Adulthood and Aging — 3840
OTA 2520 – 2 credits
Kathleen E. Grace

Students will focus on the role occupational therapy plays in working with older adults and families across the continuum of care. Students will learn the influence the aging process has on physical, sensory, and cognitive functions and their relationship to functional capabilities. Psychosocial aspects of aging and how environment, culture, and values impact lifestyle and occupational performance will be discussed. Students will share an understanding of theories, issues, and clinical skills specific to practice in geriatric rehabilitation, home health care, long-term care, adult day care programs, and community practice, including wellness and prevention programs. Prerequisite: OTA 1520. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri 12:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Community Based Practice — 3842
OTA 2540 – 1 credit
Kathleen E. Grace

Students will analyze social injustice, health care disparities, and explore civic engagement and leadership opportunities in the region. Service learning projects, following the principles of occupational therapy profession, will be developed and implemented to meet identified needs in the community. Corequisites: OTA 1610-1620. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 9:00 am – 9:25 am
Community Based Practice — 3843
OTA 2540 – 1 credit
Krysta M. Rives

Students will analyze social injustice, health care disparities, and explore civic engagement and leadership opportunities in the region. Service learning projects, following the principles of occupational therapy profession, will be developed and implemented to meet identified needs in the community. Corequisites: OTA 1610-1620. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri 9:00 am – 9:25 am
Community Based Practice — 3844
OTA 2540 – 0 credits
Kathleen E. Grace

Students will analyze social injustice, health care disparities, and explore civic engagement and leadership opportunities in the region. Service learning projects, following the principles of occupational therapy profession, will be developed and implemented to meet identified needs in the community. Corequisites: OTA 1610-1620. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 9:30 am – 11:05 am
Community Based Practice — 3845
OTA 2540 – 0 credits
Krysta M. Rives

Students will analyze social injustice, health care disparities, and explore civic engagement and leadership opportunities in the region. Service learning projects, following the principles of occupational therapy profession, will be developed and implemented to meet identified needs in the community. Corequisites: OTA 1610-1620. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri 9:30 am – 11:05 am
Tech. & Enviro. App for Living — 3846
OTA 2550 – 3 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

Students are provided with a basic knowledge of assistive devices and their use with diverse populations in a variety of practice settings. Students will be exposed to both low and high level technologies including the use of adaptive equipment, wheelchairs and positioning devices, computer modifications, and environmental adaptation. This course provides instruction in selection and modification of adaptive equipment and wheelchairs, and documentation. Students will learn how to educate clients on the use of the assistive devices necessary to improve their occupational performance. Prerequisite: OTA 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 10:30 am – 12:10 pm
Tech. & Enviro. App Living-LAB — 3847
OTA 2550 – 0 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

Students are provided with a basic knowledge of assistive devices and their use with diverse populations in a variety of practice settings. Students will be exposed to both low and high level technologies including the use of adaptive equipment, wheelchairs and positioning devices, computer modifications, and environmental adaptation. This course provides instruction in selection and modification of adaptive equipment and wheelchairs, and documentation. Students will learn how to educate clients on the use of the assistive devices necessary to improve their occupational performance. Prerequisite: OTA 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 146
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 9:30 am – 11:20 am
Tech. & Enviro. App Living-LAB — 3848
OTA 2550 – 0 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

Students are provided with a basic knowledge of assistive devices and their use with diverse populations in a variety of practice settings. Students will be exposed to both low and high level technologies including the use of adaptive equipment, wheelchairs and positioning devices, computer modifications, and environmental adaptation. This course provides instruction in selection and modification of adaptive equipment and wheelchairs, and documentation. Students will learn how to educate clients on the use of the assistive devices necessary to improve their occupational performance. Prerequisite: OTA 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 146
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri 9:30 am – 11:20 am
OT Intervention Across Lifespa — 3849
OTA 2560 – 1 credit
Sarah B. Tranum

Students will investigate commonly used frames of reference that address motor, sensory, cognitive, and perceptual disorders and are reflective of contemporary occupational therapy practice in adult populations. Students will structure, plan and implement individual interventions using the occupational therapy continuum. Occupation-based assessment and intervention techniques will be practiced in this course in both lab and clinical environments. Prerequisite: successful completion of OTA 1620, 1630, 1640, 1650, and 1700 with a "C" or better. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 119
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
OT Intervention Across Lifespa — 3850
OTA 2560 – 1 credit
Krysta M. Rives

Students will investigate commonly used frames of reference that address motor, sensory, cognitive, and perceptual disorders and are reflective of contemporary occupational therapy practice in adult populations. Students will structure, plan and implement individual interventions using the occupational therapy continuum. Occupation-based assessment and intervention techniques will be practiced in this course in both lab and clinical environments. Prerequisite: successful completion of OTA 1620, 1630, 1640, 1650, and 1700 with a "C" or better. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 119
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Classroom to Clinic-Prep — 3851
OTA 2570 – 2 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

Students will learn skills needed to transition from the classroom to the field. Students will identify Level II fieldwork expectations, explore the supervisory and interdisciplinary team relationships, review professional and ethical behavior, review AOTA, NBCOT and licensure requirements, develop a resume and cover letter, and begin preparation for job searching. Prerequisite: successful completion of OTA 1620, 1630, 1640, 1650, and 1700 with a "C" or better. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 8:30 am – 10:10 am
Physical Rehabilitation — 3852
OTA 2620 – 3 credits
Kathleen E. Grace, Krysta M. Rives

Students will be introduced to concepts and techniques needed to provide care to patients with neurological, orthopedic, and muscular-skeletal conditions. Students will refine transfer and goniometry techniques, while developing skills with manual muscle testing, mobility, and the application of treatment approaches relevant to the physically disabled population. Prerequisite: OTA 1520. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Physical Rehabilitation - LAB — 3853
OTA 2620 – 0 credits
Krysta M. Rives

Students will be introduced to concepts and techniques needed to provide care to patients with neurological, orthopedic, and muscular-skeletal conditions. Students will refine transfer and goniometry techniques, while developing skills with manual muscle testing, mobility, and the application of treatment approaches relevant to the physically disabled population. Prerequisite: OTA 1520. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 119
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Physical Rehabilitation - LAB — 3854
OTA 2620 – 0 credits
Kathleen E. Grace

Students will be introduced to concepts and techniques needed to provide care to patients with neurological, orthopedic, and muscular-skeletal conditions. Students will refine transfer and goniometry techniques, while developing skills with manual muscle testing, mobility, and the application of treatment approaches relevant to the physically disabled population. Prerequisite: OTA 1520. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 119
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm