Catalogue 2017 - 2018

OTD 514 Adult & Aging Practice

Credits

4 crs.

Prerequisite

Admission to the OTD program

Course Description

This course is focused on evaluation and intervention in medical, rehabilitation, and post-acute settings for patients/clients with medical and neurological diagnoses and conditions. Theories and models of practice appropriate to diagnosis and practice setting guides the selection and use of evidence-based assessment tools, intervention methods, and assistive technology. The course also stresses ethical practice and the use of precautions with this population/in these settings, as well as intervention planning, implementation, documentation, and discharge appropriate to setting and client’s occupational needs. Content relevant to legislative, legal, political, economic, and management/billing considerations for these service delivery areas is also covered.

Fee