OTAC 1001 - Intro to OT
This course provides an introduction to the profession of occupational therapy. The history, philosophical base and educational requirements, licensure and certification requirements of the profession are discussed. An introduction to basic concepts such as occupation in context to promote health and prevention, role of Occupational Therapist (OT) and Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) , professional associations, and professional relationships are covered. The course covers the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, the Occupational Therapy therapeutic process, activity analysis, adaptation and grading. Ethics and Standards of Practice will be introduced.