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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTH 2420C - Physical Dysfunction Interventions and Principles in Occupational Therapy

4 hours Lecture, 4 hours Lab, 5 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): BSC 2086C
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): HSC 2554
Corequisite(s): OTH 1014C if not previously completed
AA Elective: No
This course discusses the skills needed to perform basic assessment procedures and treat adults with functional deficits caused by medical, orthopedic, and neurological conditions. Students examine and practice the use of evaluation tools, treatment techniques, and approaches applied to specific diagnoses. Orthotics and adaptive devices utilized with specific diagnoses are studied. Basic splinting skills also are practiced. This course emphasizes geriatric conditions and treatments.

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