2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTHA 2301 - Pathophysiology for Occupational Therapy

3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) Pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the lifespan encountered in occupational therapy treatment settings. Includes etiology, symptoms, and the client’s physical and psychological reactions to disease and injury. Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; OTHA 1301  and BIOL 2401  
Course Outcomes
1 - Identify characteristics of diseases and conditions.
2 - Identify the effects of diseases and conditions on occupational performance.
3 - Identify occupation-based interventions.
4 - Understand the major conditions that cause difficulties in daily living tasks for individuals served through occupational therapy.
5 - Identify the etiology, progression and prognosis of conditions served by occupational therapy.
6 - Identify routine diagnostic tests and general medical management of conditions served by occupational therapy.
7 - Understand the impact that disease/trauma has on the motor skills, process skills, and communication/interaction skills of human performance within the context of family and society.
8 - Understand the effect of disease/trauma on work, play, leisure, activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living and social participation.
9 - Utilize professional literature in understanding the current impact of a trauma/disease process on human performance.
10 - Demonstrate basic computer competency.