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Course Descriptions

OCCT7000 Conceptual Framework of Therapeutic Occupation (3 credits)
FALL
Provides logical system for occupational therapy models of practice. Applies terminology through student experiences with occupational analysis and synthesis. Includes Level I fieldwork experience (12 hours).
Prerequisite: Admission to OTD Program
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT7010 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice I (5 credits)
FALL
Examines the biomechanical model of practice including its musculoskeletal and kinesiological foundations.  Includes assessments and interventions for prevention, adaptation, and compensation.   Includes Level I fieldwork experience (12 hours).
Prerequisite: Admission to OTD Program
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT7020 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice II (5 credits)
SPRING
Part I: Continues OCCT701. Part II: An introduction to the nervous system, with emphasis on the neurological basis of human occupation and the effects of neurological conditions (disease, injury, and mental illness) on occupational performance. Examines a model of practice based on functions of the nervous system.  
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice I
Co-requisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice III
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT7030 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice III (4 credits)
SPRING
Explores historical and alternative conceptual frameworks of occupation and therapeutic occupation. Examines cognitively based and general models of practice. Presents related assessments and interventions for prevention, adaptation, and compensation.  Includes two Level I fieldwork experiences (24 hours and 9 hours).
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice I
Co-requisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice II
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT7040 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice IV (5 credits)
SUMMER
Examines models of practice specific to pediatric population with neurological impairments.  Intervention strategies focus on neurodevelopment, neurorehabilitation, sensory integration, motor learning, and motor control impairments. Includes two Level I fieldwork experiences (12 hours and 16 hours).
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice II
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT8050 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice V (5 credits)
FALL
Examines occupational therapy models of practice that support occupational performance throughout the lifespan, including prevention of occupational impairment. Examines the psychosocial aspects of disease and disability.  Includes Level I fieldwork experience (56 hours).
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice IV
Co-requisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VI
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT8060 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VI (4 credits)
FALL
Examines compensation-oriented models of practice including assistive technology, positioning, patient handling, and mobility. Presents occupational and non-occupational assessments and interventions for prevention, adaptation, and compensation. Includes Level I fieldwork experience (2 hours).
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice IV
Co-requisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice V
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT8070 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VII (4 credits)
SPRING
Examines contemporary and possible models of practice emphasizing wellness, health promotion, community care, population-based intervention, and other emerging trends. Provides students with leadership experiences in program development. Includes Level I fieldwork experience (20 hours).
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VI
Co-requisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VIII
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT8080 Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VIII (3 credits)
SPRING
Models of practice emphasizing group occupational forms, group process, and therapeutic use of self in groups. Involves practice in assessment and intervention with persons experiencing both physical and mental health conditions. Includes Level I fieldwork experience at mental health sites (10 hours).
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VI
Co-requisite: Occupational Therapy Models of Practice VII
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT7210 Occupational Therapy Advocacy I (2 credits)
FALL
Explores the role of occupational therapist as educator. Examines educational theory, instructional methods and technology, and evaluation of teaching effectiveness with patients, families, peers, supervisees, and community groups.
Prerequisite: Admission to OTD Program
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT7220 Occupational Therapy Advocacy II (2 credits)
SUMMER
Applies teaching principles as students assume the role of educators to the community. Explores the role of the therapist in design, development, implementation, and evaluation of occupational therapy curricula. Integrates presentation of self and professionalism.
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Advocacy I
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT8230 Occupational Therapy Advocacy III (2 credits)
FALL
Identifies advocacy issues relevant to occupational therapy and introduces community resources that can enhance successful and satisfying reintegration back into home, school, work, and/or community. Explores legislation and ethical issues that influence health care provision.
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Advocacy II|
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT8240 Occupational Therapy Advocacy IV (3 credits)
SPRING
Examines leadership, management, and supervision of occupational therapy services in a dynamic health care system. Addresses legislative, regulatory, and payment issues affecting program development. Encourages leadership development.
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Advocacy III
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT7310 Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar I (1 credit)
FALL
Introduces Level I and Level II Fieldwork, and the Capstone Experience, including policy, procedures, and documentation and the portfolio assignment. Defines professional behavior and health care communication.  Encourages discussion of Level I fieldwork experiences.
Prerequisite: Admission to the OTD Program
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT7320 Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar II (1 credit)
SPRING
Emphasizes interviewing clients for an occupational profile.  Encourages discussion of Level I fieldwork experiences. Introduces the course sequence of the Capstone Experience.
Prerequisite: Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar I
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT7330 Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar III (1 credit)
SUMMER
Introduces the Capstone Semester opportunities in teaching, research, program development, or clinical practice. An introduction of the Capstone Manual and the structure for planning the individualized Capstone Experience is included. A forum for discussion of Level I fieldwork experiences is provided.
Prerequisite: Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar II
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8340 Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar IV (1 credit)
FALL
Addresses communication with children, family members, and health care professionals; ethics and safety; and cultural diversity. Students identify Capstone Practicum sites, site mentor(s), and the faculty mentor. A forum for discussion of Level I fieldwork experiences is provided.
Prerequisite: Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar III
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8350 Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar V (3 credits)
SPRING
Addresses issues of clinical supervision; Level II fieldwork policy, procedures, and documentation; and professional development. A forum for discussion of fieldwork occupational analysis and Level I fieldwork experiences is provided.  Students develop a comprehensive Capstone Proposal.  Includes Level I fieldwork (40 hours).
Prerequisite: Fieldwork and Professional Development Seminar IV
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT7110 Research in Occupational Therapy I (4 credits)
FALL
Examines quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Includes critical analysis of occupational therapy research. Explores areas of possible research interest with guidance from potential major advisors.
Prerequisite: Admission to OTD program
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8120 Research in Occupational Therapy II (3 credits)
SPRING
Provides structure for student, guided by faculty mentor, to define a research question, investigate the literature, explore the site(s) for data collection, and prepare a preliminary research proposal. Involves individual faculty contact.
Prerequisite: Research in Occupational Therapy I
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8130 Research in Occupational Therapy III (3 credits)
FALL
Provides structure for student to begin data collection after obtaining official approval of project by major advisor and institutional review board. Involves individual faculty contact.
Prerequisite: Research in Occupational Therapy II
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8140 Research in Occupational Therapy IV (3 credits)
SPRING
Includes completion of data collection, analysis of results, submission of approved final project in journal article format, and formal presentation of the research project. Involves individual faculty contact.
Prerequisite: Research in Occupational Therapy III
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT7400 Conditions in Occupational Therapy (2 credits)
SPRING
Reviews the physical and mental health conditions that challenge successful and satisfying occupational performance, with an emphasis on the aspects of medical management and rehabilitation relevant to the role of the occupational therapist.
Prerequisite: Occupational Therapy Advocacy I
Grading scale: A - F

OCCT8400 Physical Agent Modalities and other Non-Occupational Methods (2 credits)
SUMMER
Addresses non-occupational methods including physical agent modalities and technology used with medically complex patients.  Covers scientific underpinnings and regulatory guidelines for appropriate use of physical agent modalities in occupational therapy.
Prerequisites: Occupational Models of Practice VI Grading Scale: S/U

OCCT8360 Fieldwork Level II (6 credits)
SUMMER/FALL
Provides a 12 - week, full-time, supervised fieldwork experience where students refine entry-level abilities to integrate occupational therapy theory, research, and practice under supervision and with collaboration of the academic institution. An on-line forum for discussion of Level II fieldwork experiences is provided.
Prerequisite: Completion of academic content except research, which may be taken concurrently
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8370 Fieldwork Level II (6 credits)
FALL
Provides a 12 - week, full-time, supervised fieldwork experience where students refine entry-level abilities to integrate occupational therapy theory, research, and practice under supervision and with collaboration of the academic institution.  An on-line forum for discussion of Level II fieldwork experiences is provided.
Prerequisite: OCCT836 and completion of academic content except research, which may be taken concurrently
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8900 Mentored Capstone Dissemination (3 credits)
SPRING
Focuses on individualized issues arising in the Capstone Practicum. Involves mentorship by site and faculty practitioners and culminates in a paper and a presentation dealing with a specific area within occupational therapy.
Prerequisite: Level II fieldwork and completion of academic content except research, which may be taken concurrently
Co-requisites: Mentored Studies in Capstone Area or approved elective and Capstone Practicum 
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8910 Mentored Studies in Capstone Area (3 credits)
SPRING
Focuses on mastery of literature and in-depth knowledge of an area within occupational therapy through exploration of library, electronic, and clinical resources.  Lends theoretical and research support to the Capstone Practicum.
Prerequisite: Level II fieldwork and completion of academic content except research, which may be taken concurrently
Co-requisites: Mentored Capstone Dissemination and Capstone Fieldwork Practicum
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8380 Capstone Practicum (6 credits)
SPRING
Students develop skills in teaching, research, program development, advocacy or clinical practice with mentorship by faculty and on-site practitioners. This course, in combination with OCCT890 and 891 requires documentation of 640 hours.
Prerequisite: Level II fieldwork, competency exam, and completion of academic content except research, which may be taken concurrently
Co-requisites: Mentored Studies in Capstone Area or approved elective and Mentored Capstone Dissemination
Grading scale: S/U

OCCT8800 Independent Study (1-12 credits)
FALL/SPRING/SUMMER
Intensive study in a field of interest, including theoretical and experimental work. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Admission to OTD program or consent of instructor
Grading scale: S/U

Last Updated: 6/26/15