Course Index

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MOT 024 Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Physical Agent Modalities

The therapeutic use of orthosis, prosthesis and physical agent modalities to address clients' needs to enhance participation and engagement in valued occupations are addressed. Current evidence and use of the adjunctive methods are analyzed including application protocols, contraindications, and safety procedures.  Skills in the design, fabrication, application, and prescriptions are addressed.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of the 3rd semester OT graduate courses.

MOT 023 EBP for Adult Populations: Rehabilitation, Disability and Participation

Evidence based practice for adult clients are addressed. Content includes models of practice addressing rehabilitation, disability and participation needs.  Experiences include orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular, pulmonary, burns, and general medicine and surgery. The application of assistive technology, orthosis, environmental modifications, prostheses, and physical agent modalities is included. 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of the 3rd semester OT graduate courses.

MOT 022 Evidence Based Practice for Children and Youth Populations: Rehabilitation, Disability, and Participation

Evidence based reasoning to assess and provide skilled interventions to meet the occupational needs of children and youth. Practice settings include school systems, health care agencies, private practice and community based services. An analysis of the influence of participation, rehabilitation and disability concerns with attention to culture, diversity, social, political and economic considerations in service provision are included. 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of the 3rd semester graduate OT courses.

MOT 021 Fieldwork I D: Community Rotations

The design and development of valued community based services or exploration of underserved populations are addressed.  Needs assessments, program development, the delivery of a valued OT service and education for program continuation are included.  The role of OT in advancing one's participation and engagement in valued occupations is articulated to non-healthcare audiences. 

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of 2nd semester OT courses.

MOT 020 Fieldwork I C: Aged Population

A critical examination of current evidence regarding health care needs and interventions for the aging population is addressed. The course explores a continuum of care model for effective OT service delivery.   Services include promotion of relevant models of occupational intervention as well as the wellness, physical, mental, and neurocognition aspects of aging.  Private, community based programs, adult day care centers, assistive living, long term care, home health care, private practice, rehabilitation settings, and hospice settings are included. 

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of 2nd semester OT courses.

MOT 019 Outreach Experiences III A-D: Contemporary and/or Community Accessibility, AT, Environmental Needs

Unmet community based health care needs for children and youth, adults or a transitional population are addressed. This experience includes screening, evaluation and implementation of occupational therapy services to address and individual, community based needs. An outcome analysis will be included.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of second semester courses.

MOT 018 Research Capstone III: Data Collection

The course advances exploration of a personal research topic or capstone project.  Learning experiences include critical reviews of related international and national evidence, data collection and analysis methods appropriate for the study's design. The research/scholarship project will include a presentation of current findings, statistical models appropriate to the study, and existing findings for OT practice.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of 2nd Semester Course Work or Permission of the Program Director.

MOT 017 Contemporary Practice Models

Occupational therapy's role in evidence based assessment and intervention needs for clients within contemporary practice settings are addressed.  Services include Work and Industry, Vision Rehabilitation, Sensory Processing, Driver Rehabilitation, Feeding, Eating and Swallowing, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and Transitional services among others.    

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of 2nd semester courses.

MOT 016 Assistive Technology, Environmental Modifications, and Adaptations

Occupational Therapy's role in the design and use of assistive technologies, adaptations, and environmental modifications to enhance safety and occupational performance, participation and engagement across the life span is addressed. Learning experiences includes the assessment, design, selection, and use of technologies, adaptations and modifications.  Client's needs, personal environments, communities, organizations, and practice settings are analyzed for accessibility, needed modifications, and compliance for accessibility regulations.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of 2nd Semester Courses. 

MOT 015 Evidence Based Practice for Productive Aging

The course includes a critical application of current evidence relevant to health promotion and evidence based assessment and intervention strategies for productive aging.   A continuum of care model to determine the effectiveness of delivered services is implemented.  The use of assistive technology, environmental modifications and occupational adaptations for clients within health care settings, community settings and home environments is implemented.  Legislation, liability, documentation, billing and reimbursement, advocacy, and ethical issues related to the aging population are critically examined.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of 2nd Semester Courses.