NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

392 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Occupational Therapy of pediatrics with multiple conditions. Determinants for participation in occupations will be addressed for multiple conditions within the context of diverse environments and individual contexts, through the lens of the OT process. Major frames of reference are discussed in relation to occupation-centered practice in a variety of pediatric practice settings. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (2 credits) OTD 8243—Occupational Therapy Interventions III— Adults, Lecture This course is the final occupational therapy interventions course. It addresses evaluation/treatment and all aspects of best practice with the adult and aging population related to their occupational performance in various environments. This supports the Level I Fieldwork Experience for this age group. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (6 credits) OTD 8243L—Occupational Therapy Interventions III— Adults, Lab This laboratory course addresses evaluation and treatment from the perspective of various models of practice in identifying barriers and supports for participation and engagement of adults with multiple conditions. Determinants for participation in occupations will be addressed for multiple conditions within the context of diverse environments and individual contexts, through the lens of the OT process. Major frames of reference are discussed in relation to occupation-centered practice in a variety of adult practice settings. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (2 credits) OTD 8255—Research Proposal and IRB Seminar Student research teams will work with a principal investigator to develop a faculty-led research proposal that will include a review of the relevant literature; formulation of research questions; selection of methodology and procedures; plan for design, data collection, and data analysis; and preparation for submission to the Institutional Review Board for approval. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (2 credits) OTD 8256—Research Implementation and Data Collection Seminar This course is the fourth of six in a series of evidence-based practice and research methods. In the previous semester, students will have developed a viable research proposal in which they refined and produced artifacts and qualifications for submission and approval by the Institutional Review Board. During this semester, the student research team will implement the approved research project by collecting their data. The process is rigorous and fosters a close working relationship among research group members and the faculty adviser. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (2 credits) OTD 8257—Research Implementation, Data Analysis, and Interpretation This is the fifth in a series of six courses on evidencebased practice and research methods. In this course, the student implements an approved study or gains research experiences in faculty research projects. This course fulfills the requirement for students to implement one or more aspects of researchmethodology, including designing research instruments, collecting data, and analyzing or synthesizing data. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (2 credits) OTD 8264—Business of Practice and Management This course provides the opportunity to view occupational therapy from a business perspective to prepare students for different roles in the U.S. health care system, including manager/program director, supervisor, and entrepreneur. Students will articulate responses to ethical and legal issues related to the profession using information they learn about delivery systems, regulatory requirements, and reimbursement mechanisms that affect service delivery from referral to discharge. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (3 credits) OTD 8265—Professional Leadership This course will introduce the student to the leadership responsibilities and opportunities inherent in becoming a member of a profession. Students will explore basic leadership theories and examine their own leadership strengths and opportunities to expand or improve upon as well as apply applicable leadership theories and leadership self-analysis to the practical, contextual, and ethical dimensions that exist within the occupational therapy profession and contemporary practice. Emphasis will also be placed on the occupational therapist’s role in professional advocacy, professional associations, inter-professional collaboration, and roleemerging and nontraditional practice settings. Prerequisite: successful completion of all program requirements to this point in the curriculum (3 credits) OTD 8274—Level I Fieldwork Experience: Occupational Therapy Interventions I—Mental Health, Wellness, and Community This is the clinical education component of OTD 8243 Occupational Therapy Interventions I—Mental Health, Wellness, and Community, Lecture, “to introduce students to the fieldwork experience, and develop a basic comfort level with, and understanding of, the needs of clients.” These experiences are designed to enrich didactic coursework through directed observation, simulation, and participation in selected aspects of the occupational therapy process. Prerequisite: successful

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