OCTH 624 Population-Based Occupations: Health Promotion and Wellness

The role of occupational therapy in public health efforts to improve community health is assessed and applied. Core functions of assessment and policy development in community health protection, health promotion/prevention activities and service coordination as well as the development of community-based programs for health and wellness are emphasized. The integrated lab component for this course provides students with practical opportunities to complete a needs assessment, become familiar with community health organizations and develop community programs relating to health promotion/prevention/education topics.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Completion of previous module of Traditional or WEC Occupational Therapy program