May 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OCTH 616 - Physical Disabilities Practice (4)


This course addresses working with adult clients and their families to collaboratively determine the needs, evidence-based assessments, and interventions to address impairments, injuries, or illnesses. Experiences include models of practice addressing orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular/pulmonary, and general healthcare needs. The roles of an occupational therapist and other healthcare providers, as well as professional standards of practice, ethics, advocacy, outcomes assessment, liability, documentation, and reimbursement of services are synthesized. The influence of culture and spirituality in the provision of the most appropriate care is analyzed.