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

OTHA 2302 - Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities II

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.)  Emphasis on advanced techniques and applications used in traditional and non-traditional practice settings. Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; OTHA 1315  
Course Outcomes
1 - Analyze the activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, work, play, leisure, rest, education and social participation of pediatric, adolescent, and adult client cases to understand their previous or current occupational performance profiles and begin to predict potential future profiles.
2 - Demonstrate accepted methods of documentation in progress and discharge notes.
3 - Demonstrate continuous quality improvement activities and program evaluation using predetermined criteria.
4 - Demonstrate effective use of observation skills for documenting client performance and progress.
5 - Describe the COTA role in the treatment planning process.
6 - Develop and apply logical thinking, critical analysis, creativity, problem solving, clinical observation, and task analysis skills to evaluate client cases. Select, design, grade, and adapt purposeful therapeutic activities to address intervention goals and priorities with relevance to motor skills, process skills and communication/interaction skills.
7 - Develop and apply skills in teaching and working with others through small group tasks, collaborative team projects, group discussions, and oral presentations.
8 - Identify the requirements of and maintain records in accordance with third-party payers, accrediting agencies, federal and state reimbursement practices, and private contracts.
9 - Implement safety in practice; and generate advanced documentation.
10 - Prioritize techniques for planning, selecting, and implementing occupations or activities for specific populations.
11 - Prioritize techniques for planning, selecting, and implementing occupations or activities for specific populations; teach compensatory strategies to enhance occupational performance; implement safety in practice; and generate advanced documentation.
12 - Recognize legal and ethical issues relevant to documentation of occupational therapy services.
13 - Teach compensatory strategies to enhance occupational performance.
14 - Understand how meaningful activities can restore, reinforce, and enhance role functioning, adaptation, health, and wellness.
15 - Understand how roles, tasks, and developmental issues change across the life span.
16 - Understand how task analysis and purposeful activities are used to contribute to the health and wellness of individuals and communities.
17 - Understand the COTA role in collaborating with patients, caregivers, certified occupational therapists and other professionals on treatment implementation through documentation.
18 - Understand the COTA role in contributing to the formulation of OT goals and objectives based on assessment data.
19 - Understand the COTA role in program termination including assisting in summarizing occupational therapy outcomes, identifying client needs and resources, and contributing recommendations to maximize treatment gains.
20 - Understand the importance of timely and accurate documentation to ensure accountability of and rationale for service provision.
22 - Understand the use of assessment results in relation to performance areas, activities, and adaptation principles which are age appropriate.
23 - Work collaboratively with the occupational therapist to modify and adapt intervention approaches, intervention plans, the environment and occupations in order to meet changing client needs.