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Health Careers Education
HL00375
Pediatric Care in Occupational Therapy
64.00
This course offer a comprehensive study in the approach of OT treatment in pediatrics. The course content will include normal development, diagnostic problems, frames of reference, documentation and theory as it relates to pediatric intervention. The course will also include family/caregiver issues as related to pediatric OT and an introduction to pediatric evaluation and basic concepts to human development.
Cindy Schneider
405-743-5105
cschn@okcareertech.org
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

-Discuss the unique needs of the pediatric client when offering OT services.

-Discuss age appropriate appraoches to planning interventions for the pediatric client.

-Describe basic concepts of normal human development.

-Analyze the impact of physical disability on normal human development.

-Discuss theory related to pediatric intervention.

-Analzye family/caregiver issues related to interventions for pediatric clients.

Occupational Therapist Registered OTR - NBCOT

or

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA - NBCOT

http://www.nbcot.org/candidates/index.html
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapist Registered OTR - NBCOT

or

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA - NBCOT

http://www.nbcot.org/candidates/index.html


http://www.careerclusters.org/resources/ClusterDocuments/hsdocuments/HSFinal.pdf
Solomon, JW and O'Brien, JC. Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants (2006), Elsevier, ISBN:9780323031837.


Career Cluster Resources for Health Sciences

http://www.careerclusters.org/resources/ClusterDocuments/hsdocuments/HSFinal.pdf
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Occupational Therapy Assistant