Occupational Therapy Assistant Curriculum

Occupational Therapy Assistant Curriculum


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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Fall 2018 - Term 1)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Fall 2018 - Term 1)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Fall 2018 - Term 1)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Fall 2018 - Term 3)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Fall 2018 - Term 3)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Fall 2018 - Term 3)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Spring 2019 - Term 4)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Spring 2019 - Term 4)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Spring 2019 - Term 4)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant Curriculum Checklist

2018-19

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2019-20


Required Program Courses

10514171
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Provides an overview of history, philosophy, ethics, and scope of occupational therapy practice. Examines legal responsibilities, professional resources, and organization. Students practice basic skills related to therapeutic relationships and determine their own suitability to a career in occupational therapy.
10514172
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces medical and psychosocial conditions as they relate to occupational therapy practice. Topics include etiology, symptomology, treatment, and contraindications. PREREQUISITE: Admission to OTA program and COREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514173 Activity Analysis and Appl, and 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology.
10514173
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Provides instruction in activity analysis with hands-on experience in activities across the lifespan. Students apply the teaching/learning process and adhere to safety regulations. PREREQUISITE: Admission to OTA program and COREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514172 Medical and Psychosocial Conditions, and 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology.
10514174
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Emphasis on the development of skills related to assessment and intervention in the areas of sensory, motor, cognition and communication. PREREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514172 Medical and Psychosocial Conditions, 10514173 Activity Analysis and Applications, 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology and COREQUISITES: 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice.
10514175
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Examines the role of the OTA in the service delivery to individuals affected by mental health conditions. Provides opportunity for development of skills related to psychosocial assessment and interventions. PREREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514172 Medical and Psychosocial Conditions, 10514173 Activity Analysis and Applications, and 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology and COREQUISITES: 10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice.
10514176
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Examines the theoretical foundations that guide OT practice. Apply group dynamics and demonstrate leadership skills. PREREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514172 Medical and Psychosocial Conditions, 10514173 Activity Analysis and Applications, and 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology and COREQUISITES: 10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice.
10514177
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Explores technologies that support delivery of OT services. Emphasis on competency related to computer skills, ergonomics, adaptive devices, and environments. PREREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514172 Medical and Psychosocial Conditions, 10514173 Activity Analysis and Applications, and 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology and COREQUISITES: 10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice.
10514178
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Examines the role of the OT in the service delivery to elders in a variety of settings. Includes analysis of the impact of age-related changes and disease processes on the function of the elderly. PREREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514172 Medical and Psychosocial Conditions, 10514173 Activity Analysis and Applications, and 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology and COREQUISITES: 10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, and 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations.
10514179
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Explores practice options and interventions for occupation-based community practice. Students articulate the unique role of occupational therapy within the community. PREREQUISITES: 10514171 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 10514172 Medical and Psychosocial Conditions, 10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice and COREQUISITES: 10514182 Physical Rehabilitation Practice, 10514183 Pediatric Practice, and 10514184 OTA Fieldwork I.
10514182
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores interventions relative to major physical disability diagnoses seen in OT practice. Evaluation, treatment interventions, and documentation are emphasized relative to the biomechanical, neurodevelopmental, and rehabilitative approaches to practice. PREREQUISITES:10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice and COREQUISITES: 10514179 Community Practice, 10514183 Pediatric Practice, and 10514184 OTA Fieldwork I.
10514183
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores interventions relative to major pediatric diagnoses seen in OT practice. Evaluation, treatment interventions, and documentation are emphasized within the context of the child's occupations. PREREQUISITES: 10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice and COREQUISITES: 10514179 Community Practice, 10514182 Physical Rehabilitation Practice, 10514184 OTA Fieldwork I, and 10809188 Developmental Psychology.
10514184
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Integrate classroom theory and practice into a Fieldwork Level I experience. Provides experiences to assist in the development of communication, professional and observational skills. PREREQUISITES: 10514174 OT Performance Skills, 10514175 Psychosocial Practice, 10514176 OT Theory and Practice, 10514177 Assistive Technology and Adaptations, and 10514178 Geriatric Practice and COREQUISITES: 10514179 Community Practice, 10514182 Physical Rehabilitation Practice, and 10514183 Pediatric Practice.
10514185
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Provides opportunities to practice clinical management skills, continuous quality improvement measurement, and administrative concepts and procedures. Students create a professional development plan. PREREQUISITES: All required courses with a grade point of 2.0 or better and COREQUISITES: 10514186 OTA Fieldwork IIA or 10514187 OTA Fieldwork IIB.
10514186
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UGRD
| 5 CR
Develop skills and behaviors necessary for entry-level occupational therapy assistant practice. Provides a different clinical practice setting than OTA Fieldwork IIB. PREREQUISITES: All required courses with a grade point of 2.0 or better and COREQUISITES: 10514185 OT Practice and Management and 10514187 Fieldwork IIB.
10514187
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UGRD
| 5 CR
Develop skills and behaviors necessary for entry-level occupational therapy assistant practice. Provides a different clinical practice setting than OTA Fieldwork IIA. PREREQUISITES: All required courses with a grade point of 2.0 or better and COREQUISITES: 10514185 OT Practice and Management and 10514186 Fieldwork IIA.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.
10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.
10806177
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision-making and professional communication with colleagues and patients. This course includes a one-credit lab component that supports the course objectives. (This course also provides the foundation, and is prerequisite to, Advanced Anatomy and Physiology.) NOTE: Successful completion of a chemistry course within the last five years is highly recommended.
10809172
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.
10809188
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.
10809196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multi-culturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues.
10809198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.

Required Elective

A three-credit elective is required for this program. 

Total: 70 Credits


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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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Jodi Saliny

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Cindy Miller

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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