New version page

NSCC OTA 1130 - Syllabus

This preview shows page 1-2-3-4 out of 11 pages.

View Full Document
View Full Document

End of preview. Want to read all 11 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a GradeBuddy member to access this document.

View Full Document
Unformatted text preview:

1 of 11 Nashville State Community College Course Information Course: Foundations of OT (Foundations of Occupational Therapy) Course Number: OTA 1130 Credit Hours: 3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Instructor’s Name: Office Hours: As posted, or by appointment Office Location: Office Phone: OTA Office Phone: OTA Fax Number: E-Mail: Course Description: A study of the basic tenets of occupational therapy. Topics include the history and the role of occupation to health and human diversity, philosophy of occupational therapy, theories, ethics, standards of practice and professional associations Course Outcomes: The student, upon completion of this course, will be able to: Teaching/Learning Strategies Evaluation Methods Differentiate among occupation, activity, and purposeful activity. Articulate the unique nature of occupation as viewed by the profession. B.2.2, B.2.3, B.2.4 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Exam • SDL Acknowledge and understand the importance of the history and philosophical base of the profession. B.2.1 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Exam • SDL2 of 11 Understand the theories, models of practice and frames of reference that underlie OT practice. Understand the OT process, OT Practice framework vs. Uniform Terminology III, and PEO. B.2.11 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Handouts • Exam • Research Paper Understand and appreciate the varied roles of the occupational therapy assistant as a practitioner and educator. Articulate the importance of professional relationships between the OT and OTA. B.8.8, B.8.7 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Exam • Journal Article Review • SDL Appreciate the influence of social conditions and ethical concepts in which humans choose and engage in occupations. B.1.8 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Exam • Cultural Interview Understand models of health care, education, community, social systems and service models as related to the practice of OT. B.5.1 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Exam • Journal Article Review • SDL Identify several types of settings in which occupational therapists work, define team approach, and identify the roles of various team members. Describe several major disability areas and corresponding OT approaches. B.5.2 • Lecture • Small Group Activities • Assigned Readings • Exam • Journal Article Review Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the AOTA Code of Ethics, Core Values and Attitudes of Occupational Therapy, and the AOTA Standards of Practice as a guide for professional interactions and in client treatment and employment settings. B.8.1 • Lecture • Handouts • Assigned Readings • Exam • SDL Understand the implications and effects of federal and state regulatory and legislative bodies. B.6.2 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Exam Understand the functions and influence of national, state and local OT associations and other related professional associations.B.8.2 • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Information of upcoming conferences • Exam • SDL3 of 11 Articulate the importance of professional literature for practice and the continued development of the profession. Use professional literature to make informed practice decision, in cooperation with the OT. Know when and how to find and use informational resources. B.7.1, B.7.2 • Lecture • Journal Article Review • Research Paper • SDL Acknowledge personal responsibility for planning ongoing professional development. B.8.4 • Lecture • Professional Behaviors Summary Discuss therapeutic relationships, treatment modalities, clinical reasoning and evidenced based practice. • Lecture • Assigned Readings • Exam • SDL Method of Evaluation: • Cultural Interview: The purpose of this assignment is to encourage the student to become familiar with the interview process and exposure to various cultures and viewpoints outside of their own. Additionally, the student must then compare and contrast their culture to the person interviewed as well as analyze and critique their interviewing skills. Further information and assignment details are provided on WebCT. • Journal Article Review: The purpose of this assignment is to encourage the student to become familiar with references frequently used in occupational therapy literature by having you explore that literature. In this assignment, the student will choose an article of their choosing and summarize it utilizing the APA format. They will also be expected to provide a critique of the structure (readability etc) of the article and the rational for their selection. The student will begin to gain competence in referencing their work utilizing the APA format. Further information and assignment details are provided on WebCT. • Research Paper: Paper to focus on the similarity and dissimilarities between two frames of reference or a frame of reference and a practice model. The student is to research the definition of occupational therapy and their chosen frame of reference/practice model and give a clear and thorough definition of each. The student is then to compare and contrast the two items chosen. Further information and assignment details are provided on WebCT. • Professional Behaviors Summary: The student will write a minimum of two paragraphs explaining how many points (out of 10) they should receive in relation to their professional behavior throughout the semester. The number of points the student feels they should receive will be considered, although the final allotment of4 of 11 points will be at the instructor discretion. Further information and assignment details are provided on WebCT. • Self-Directed Learning Packet: Activities throughout the semester that the student will complete independently as well as with within a team environment. These activities are directed at increasing the students ability to think critically as well as increasing their responsibilities as adult learners. Grading Criteria • 4 Unit Exams must be taken by all students. The exam may consist of multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, listing and short answer questions. • Final Exam (Cumulative) • Research Paper: Comparison of two different frames of reference • Cultural Interview • Journal Article Review • SDL’s • Professional Behavior Summary 40% 10% 15% 10% 10% 10% 5% Textbook Required: •


View Full Document
Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Syllabus and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Syllabus and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?