Catalogue 2017 - 2018

OTD 522 Adult & Aging Practice 2


4 crs.


OTD 514

Course Description

This course is focused on evaluation and intervention appropriate for in-patient rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation settings for patients/clients with motor and orthopedic diagnoses and conditions. Theories and models of practice appropriate to diagnosis and practice setting guides the selection and use of specific assessment tools and evidence-based intervention methods including modalities, orthotics/prosthetics, 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 occupational needs. Content relevant to legislative, legal, political, economic, and management/billing considerations for these service delivery areas is also covered.