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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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OTH 208 - Health and Disability: Factors Related to Performance and Participation


Semester Hours: 3
Spring
In this course, students will examine the medical, neurological, and orthopedic conditions that generally occur during adolescence, and early and late adulthood. Students will gain an understanding of the etiology, pathology, signs and symptoms, treatment, psychosocial issues, and prognosis of common medical conditions and diseases. Students will learn about the most common medical/surgical diagnoses treated by occupational therapists, as well as some specialty diagnoses. The course covers the sequence of rehabilitative practices in occupational therapy in individuals with neurological impairment, including screening and evaluation, reevaluation, intervention planning and implementation, and discharge planning. Culture, diversity, environmental context, and the impact of occupation and health promotion are considered. This course has a Level I fieldwork component. Observation and participation in selected aspects of the occupational therapy process are required.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
OTH 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , and 205 .





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