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

OTH 1520C - Pediatric Principles and Interventions in Occupational Therapy

2 hours Lecture, 2 hours Lab, 4 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): BSC 2085C
AA Elective: No
This course examines the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) in the pediatric setting and the necessary skills for a competent practice. Normal and abnormal developmental issues and congenital and acquired pathologies are discussed. Students practice and demonstrate application of OT evaluation tools, treatment techniques and approaches, communication skills, and documentation methods. This course examines the adaptive equipment and assistive technology used with the pediatric population.

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