NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Occupational Therapy 383 OCT 5015L—Impact of Context and Environment on Occupational Performance Lab This is the lab course for OCT 5015. It provides students with experiences to apply models and frames of reference to the assessment of, and intervention with, environments and contexts in preparation for client-centered and evidence-based practice. (1 credit) OCT 5101—Theoretical Foundations of Occupational Therapy Practice This course is an examination of occupational therapy’s philosophical and theoretical underpinnings. Emphasis is on understanding various theories, models, and frames of reference and their influence on practice and thinking. (2 credits) OCT 5121—Effects of Chronic Illness, Injury, and Human Disorders on Occupational Performance I This course expands upon, and integrates information from, anatomy, medical terminology, and introduction to occupations. Students learn about intrinsic human factors affected by pathophysiological conditions and begin to make the link between these factors and occupational performance. (4 credits) OCT 5123— Effects of Chronic Illness, Injury, and Human Disorders on Occupational Performance II This course expands and builds on the understanding of pathophysiological processes and conditions learned in OCT 5121. This course provides opportunity to apply concepts learned in context relative to the lives of individuals who are living with disorders/injuries to the immune, cardiopulmonary, urinary, gastrointestinal, endocrine, nervous, musculoskeletal, or neurocognitive systems. (4 credits) OCT 5130—Human Interactions This course focuses on development of therapeutic use of self when interacting with individuals, groups, and treatment teams. Through hands on experiences, the student will learn how to design, participate in, and run occupation-based groups, as well as work within a treatment team. (2 credits) OCT 5174—Research Methods Students will learn about quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and analyses used in occupational therapy. This course will provide students with fundamental knowledge to become critical consumers of research literature and participants of the research process. (4 credits) OCT 5420—Anatomy for Rehabilitation Professionals This foundational science course develops the knowledge of human anatomy necessary for the practice of the rehabilitation professions. It presents the anatomy of the human body in both lecture and lab format. Teaching and learning methods involve model images, basic imaging, and virtual laboratories performed in an active-learning and collaborative environment. It addresses gross structures and systems of the human body and integrates topographic and radiographic anatomy, stressing the importance to clinical practice. (5 credits) OCT 5800—Applied Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy This course focuses on principles of biomechanics, joint kinematics, joint kinetics, and muscle function to enhance understanding of normal human motion. This course provides opportunity to develop skills in analysis and assessment of muscle strength, joint range of motion, and movement in context of occupational performance. (2 credits) OCT 5800L—Applied Kinesiology for OT This is the lab course associated with OCT 5800. It provides opportunities to practice and develop skills in assessment of muscle strength, joint range of motion, and movement in the context of occupational performance. (1 credit) OCT 5963—Foundations for Professional Practice This course is designed to address fieldwork placement policies, professional behaviors, and relationship to curriculum design. Requirements to participate in level I and level II fieldwork placements will be covered. (1 credit) OCT 6106—Occupational Therapy Practice for Mental Health andWellness This course focuses on the practice of occupational therapy for mental health and wellness in various settings across the continuum of care. Course content emphasizes occupationbased, client-centered assessment and interventions that empower client participation in context. Didactic, interactive, and fieldwork learning experiences are incorporated. (3 credits) OCT 6106L—Occupational Therapy Practice for Mental Health andWellness Lab This is the lab course associated with OCT 6106. It provides opportunities for application of practice principles for mental health and wellness in various settings across the continuum of care. (2 credits) OCT 6107—Occupational Therapy Practice with Children and Adolescents This course focuses on the practice of occupational therapy for children and adolescents in various settings across the continuum of care. Course content emphasizes occupationbased, client-centered assessment and interventions that empower client participation in context. Didactic, interactive, and fieldwork learning experiences are incorporated. (8 credits) OCT 6108—Occupational Therapy Practice with Adults and Older Adults This course focuses on the practice of occupational therapy for adults and older adults in various settings across the continuum

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