Catalogue 2019 - 2020

OTD 522 Adult & Aging Practice 2


4 crs.


OTD 514

Course Description

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