OTA 237 Developmental/Pediatric OT Practice

Human development and the occupational therapy process in the treatment of developmental concerns are the foundational concepts of this course. Normal development of the infant and child is explored within the context of environmental, community, social, and cultural influences and is compared with delayed development. Students learn pediatric practice skills to address sensorimotor, cognitive, and psychosocial performance. The lab component incorporates theoretical principles and provides opportunities to develop assessment, intervention planning and implementation, and documentation skills. Students demonstrate adaptation of the environment, tools, materials, and occupations to meet the needs of the pediatric population. Prerequisites: OTA 111, OTA 117, OTA 121, OTA 125, and OTA 127. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 4 credits Fall, Day only

4 credits
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