Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Sep 22, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTA 101 Conditions in Occupational Therapy

3 credits


This course covers basic pathophysiology with emphasis on conditions most frequently observed and treated in physical rehabilitation and occupational therapy. Topics include etiology, pathology, manifestation, treatment, and prognosis of selected body systems.

Prerequisites: BIOL& 175 , ENGL& 101 , MEDA 116 , PSYC& 200 , and admission to the OTA Program.

Corequisites: OTA 101, OTA 112 .

Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain the underlying pathophysiology of conditions commonly treated by occupational therapy practitioners
  • Explain the tissue repair process
  • Explain the inflammatory process
  • Identify risk factors and behaviors that lead to alterations in the health of the following body systems: respiratory, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, nervous, pulmonary, endocrine, and integumentary
  • Differentiate between normal human physiologic and pathophysiologic processes of the body systems listed above
  • Identify the effects of immobility on the body systems listed above
  • Identify the effects of human aging on the body systems listed above