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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Dec 17, 2017
Catalog 2017-2018

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 Outcomes:
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

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30