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OTA 1111 Introduction to Occupational Therapy Assistant

History, philosophy, ethics and definitions of occupational therapy; overview of occupational therapy practice areas; differences between occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants; functions of professional and regulatory agencies; exploration of learning experiences within the occupational therapy assistant program curriculum; basic prefixes, roots and suffixes; terminology and standard abbreviations required for understanding of the language used in medicine. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: None

Course Outcomes
  • Students will remember the basic tenets of OT at a learning level.
  • Students will remember the basics of the OT Process (screening, evaluating, developing intervention plan, implementing the intervention plan & outcomes) at a learning level.
  • Students will remember the basics of the context of OT service delivery at a learning level.
  • Students will remember the basics of promoting science and scholarly endeavors as it pertains to describing OT and establishing new knowledge regarding the OT profession at a learning level.
  • Students will remember OT professional ethics & values at a learning level.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Rehabilitation Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 231
Faculty: Spradlin
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 19
Meets: M from 9:00AM to 11:40AM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 19
Meets: M from
9:00AM to 11:40AM
Section: 100
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 112
Faculty: Peltier
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 17
Meets: M from 5:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: N01
Open Seats: 17
Meets: M from
5:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: N01