Catalogue 2020 - 2021

OTD 536 Population Health & Interprofessional Practice 2


2 crs.


OTD 526

Course Description

This course focuses on the area of population health as it relates to developmental, physical, and psychosocial issues for the population of infants, young children, and their caregivers as the basis for fostering a transformation within the health care continuum. Settings include acute, post-acute care and rehabilitation in hospitals and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centers, early intervention programs, pre-school settings and transitions and communication across the settings. Populations studied include children with congenital and chronic disabilities, acute care condition; terminal diagnoses, and other medically-based conditions. Students review the literature on interprofessionalism, develop tools for guiding the formation of interprofessional teams, identify measures to conduct needs assessments, consider program initiatives, and recommend methods for achieving optimum interprofessional outcomes within existing settings.