Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    May 24, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTA 241 Seminar IIB

2 credits
This course covers the practical clinical issues experienced by the OTA students during the first 8 weeks of the quarter. After the successful completion of the 8-week Fieldwork IIB Experience, students come back to campus for a seminar for directed discussion and sharing based upon actual clinical experiences. Practical preparation for the national occupational therapy assistant certification examination is emphasized.

Prerequisites: OTA 235  and OTA 236 .

Corequisites: OTA 240 .

Quarters Offered: Spring

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

  • Define and differentiate between occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistant roles in the clinical fieldwork setting
  • Participate in a professional manner in group discussions regarding the effects of disease of disability on real clients, organizations, and populations
  • Recognize personal challenges and institute strategies necessary for successful completion of the national certification examination
  • Be eligible to take the examination for occupational therapy assistants given by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
  • Find employment as an occupational therapy assistant after passing the NBCOT examination