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Health Careers Education
HL00374
Physical Dysfunction and Treatment in Occupational Therapy
64.00
Physical Dysfunction and Treatment Techniques includes the study of occupational therapy principles, techniques of evaluation and methods of treatment for individuals with problems in physical function. This course will present assessment and evaluation of occupational performance, therapeutic mechanism and intervention strategies in treating individuals with neurological and orthopedic dysfunction as well as discharge planning and writing documentation of client behavior and performance.
Cindy Schneider
405-743-5105
cschn@okcareertech.org
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

-Describe techniques to evaluate an individual with difficulty in physical function.

-Analyze assessment and evaluation of occupational performance, therapeutic mechanism and intervention strategies for an individual with neurological dysfunction.

-Analyze assessment and evaluation of occupational performance, therapeutic mechanism and intervention strategies for an individual with orthopedic dysfunction.

-Complete a discharge plan for and individual with neurological dysfunction.

-Complete a discharge plan for and individual with orthopedic dysfunction.

-Accurately document behavior and performance for an individual with neurological dysfunction.

-Accurately document behavior and performance for an individual with orthopedic dysfunction.

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

Early, MB, Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, 2nd Edition (2006), Elsvier, ISBN: 9780323031882

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