Credit Course Schedules

Occupational Therapy - Fall 2022

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 — 3665
OTA 1510 – 3 credits
Sarah B. Tranum, Jessica J. Swanson

This course presents an introduction to occupational therapy including history, philosophical base, values, ethics, practice framework and roles and responsibilities of the OT and OTA. Students will be introduced to the development of theories and how they can be used, along with frames of reference and models of practice, to develop interventions. The OT practice framework and terminology associated with the profession will be discussed. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA program. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 25 – Oct 6 Thu 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 25 – Oct 6 Thu 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Human Conditions-Lifespan — 3666
OTA 1520 – 3 credits
Jessica J. Swanson

This course provides an overview of human development across the lifespan and the effects that congenital diseases, genetic conditions, disability, trauma, and injury have on occupational performance. Students will learn common conditions seen in occupational therapy practice with emphasis on etiology, clinical course, management, and prognosis. Students will explore the influences of health, wellness on an individual, their family, culture and society. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. J, fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 119
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
Human Conditions-Lifespan-LAB — 3667
OTA 1520 – 0 credits
Jessica J. Swanson

This course provides an overview of human development across the lifespan and the effects that congenital diseases, genetic conditions, disability, trauma, and injury have on occupational performance. Students will learn common conditions seen in occupational therapy practice with emphasis on etiology, clinical course, management, and prognosis. Students will explore the influences of health, wellness on an individual, their family, culture and society. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. J, fall. Master Course Syllabus

Fees: $20
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Fundamental Skills of OT I — 3668
OTA 1530 – 1 credit
Sarah B. Tranum, Jessica J. Swanson

This is the first course in a series of two that focus on development and refinement of skills and knowledge needed for occupational therapy practice. Students will apply the knowledge learned in Foundations of Occupational Therapy and will be introduced to standardized and non standardized assessments, documentation, and activity analysis. Intervention planning, including concepts of grading and modifying activities will be explored. Students will begin to demonstrate their ability to locate, select, and interpret evidence-based practice research that supports ethical occupational therapy practice. Prerequisite: acceptance into OTA program. J, fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $30
Sheldon Center 119
Oct 13 – Dec 16 Thu 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Sheldon Center 119
Oct 13 – Dec 16 Thu 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
Adulthood and Aging — 3669
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 26 – Dec 16 Fri 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Community Based Practice — 3670
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 22 – Dec 16 Wed 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Community Based Practice-FW — 3671
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 22 – Dec 16 Mon 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Community Based Practice-FW — 3672
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 146
Aug 24 – Dec 16 Wed 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Community Based Practice — 3735
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 22 – Dec 16 Mon 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Tech. & Enviro. App for Living — 3673
OTA 2550 – 2 credits
Krysta M. Rives

Students will investigate various high and low tech aids to daily living that can improve occupational performance for consumers across the lifespan. Skill in selection, application, adaptation, and modification of items and environments will be developed. Prerequisite: OTA 1530 and OTA 1640 with a grade of C or better. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Tech&Enviro App for Living-LAB — 3674
OTA 2550 – 0 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

Students will investigate various high and low tech aids to daily living that can improve occupational performance for consumers across the lifespan. Skill in selection, application, adaptation, and modification of items and environments will be developed. 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 22 – Dec 16 Mon 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Tech&Enviro App for Living-LAB — 3675
OTA 2550 – 0 credits
Sarah B. Tranum

Students will investigate various high and low tech aids to daily living that can improve occupational performance for consumers across the lifespan. Skill in selection, application, adaptation, and modification of items and environments will be developed. 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 24 – Dec 16 Wed 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
OT Interventions II — 3676
OTA 2560 – 2 credits
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 22 – Dec 16 Mon 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
OT Interventions II — 3677
OTA 2560 – 2 credits
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 24 – Dec 16 Wed 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
Classroom to Clinic-Prep — 3678
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 26 – Dec 16 Fri 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Physical Rehabilitation — 3679
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 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Physical Rehabilitation-LAB — 3680
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 119
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
Physical Rehabilitation-LAB — 3681
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 24 – Dec 16 Wed 10:00 am – 12:15 pm