2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 05, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OCTH 6501 - Occupational Therapy Practice and Intervention with Laboratory: Pediatrics

Prerequisite: OCTH 6103 .  This course focuses on the application of pediatric frames of reference for the implementation of intervention to the pediatric population to specific problems, including gross, fine, and oral (feeding/eating/swallowing) motor skills, behavioral and social issues, handwriting, sensory integrative, visual, cognitive, and psychosocial problems within the framework of the multicultural family. The planning of the occupational needs of a pediatric client for implementing occupation-based interventions to individual and group for physical, developmental, sensory integrative, perceptual/cognitive, and psychosocial dysfunctions. The role of OT for birth to three, school-based practice, emerging practice areas, and clinic/hospital based practice are covered including professional reasoning, therapeutic use of self, discharge planning, and documentation of OT services. Laboratory fee; 4 credits.