Credit Course Schedules

Occupational Therapy - Fall 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Foundation/Occupation/Therapy — 3691
OTA 1510 – 3 credits
Sarah B. Tranum, Jessica J. Swanson, Laura M. Livengood

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA program. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 26 – Oct 14 Thu 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Medical Specialties — 3692
OTA 1520 – 3 credits
Jessica J. Swanson

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
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Medical Specialties Lab — 3693
OTA 1520 – 0 credits
Jessica J. Swanson

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
Fees: $20
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Fundamental Skills of OTA I — 3694
OTA 1530 – 1 credit
Sarah B. Tranum, Laura M. Livengood

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
Fees: $30
Sheldon Center 119
Oct 21 – Dec 17 Thu 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Fundamental Skills of OTA I — 3695
OTA 1530 – 1 credit
Jessica J. Swanson

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
Fees: $30
Sheldon Center 146
Oct 21 – Dec 17 Thu 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Adulthood and Aging — 3696
OTA 2520 – 2 credits
Krysta M. Rives

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 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Fees: $15
Aug 27 – Dec 17 Fri 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Community Based Practice — 3697
OTA 2540 – 1 credit
Jessica J. Swanson

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. Prerequisite: OTA 1700 with a grade of C or better. J Fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 10:00 am – 10:25 am
Community Based Practice FW — 3698
OTA 2540 – 0 credits
Jessica J. Swanson

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. Prerequisite: OTA 1700 with a grade of C or better. J Fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $30
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Community Based Practice — 3823
OTA 2540 – 1 credit
Jessica J. Swanson

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. Prerequisite: OTA 1700 with a grade of C or better. J Fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 10:00 am – 10:25 am
Community Based Practice FW — 3824
OTA 2540 – 0 credits
Jessica J. Swanson

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. Prerequisite: OTA 1700 with a grade of C or better. J Fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $30
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tech. & Enviro. App for Living — 3699
OTA 2550 – 3 credits
Krysta M. Rives

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 1530 and OTA 1640 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 27 – Dec 17 TBD
Tech&Enviro App for Living LAB — 3700
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 1530 and OTA 1640 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $35
Sheldon Center 146
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tech&Enviro App for Living LAB — 3820
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 1530 and OTA 1640 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $35
Sheldon Center 146
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OT Intervention Across Lifespa — 3701
OTA 2560 – 1 credit
Jessica J. Swanson

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: OTA 1640 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
OT Intervention Across Lifespa — 3821
OTA 2560 – 1 credit
Jessica J. Swanson

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: OTA 1640 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Classroom to Clinic-Prep — 3702
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: OTA 1630 and OTA 1700 with a grade of C or better. J Fall. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 27 – Dec 17 Fri 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Physical Rehabilitation — 3703
OTA 2620 – 3 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

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 and OTA 1630 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Physical Rehabilitation LAB — 3704
OTA 2620 – 0 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

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 and OTA 1630 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $25
Sheldon Center 146
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Physical Rehabilitation LAB — 3822
OTA 2620 – 0 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

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 and OTA 1630 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $25
Sheldon Center 146
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm