OCTH 634 Occupations through the Lifespan - Geriatric

This is an integrated theory and practice course that examines occupational therapy models, evaluations and treatment strategies for health promotion, remediation and health maintenance of physical and psychosocial role function and dysfunction from age 60 years until death. Occupational role function is explored through compensatory strategies, adaptation, environmental modification, splinting/orthotics, caregiver/client training and equipment needs. Laboratory experiences include assessments, therapeutic interventions, splinting, documentation, case studies, adaptive equipment, reimbursement issues, home programs and clinic maintenance.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Completion of previous module of Traditional or WEC Occupational Therapy program