Catalogue 2019 - 2020

OTD 514 Adult & Aging Practice


4 crs.


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 screening, evaluation, intervention, 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.