Course Index

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OTH 629 Fieldwork ID- 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.

OTH 628 Level IC Fieldwork: Aged Populations

This course is the third in a series of five Level I fieldwork experiences. This 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 neurocognitive aspects of aging.  Fieldwork settings may include but are not limited to private practice, adult day care centers, assistive living, long term care, home health care, private practice, rehabilitation settings, and hospice settings.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester two coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 625 Outreach Experience III

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.

OTH 630 Research Capstone III

The final research capstone includes an oral defense of the study. A final presentation of findings and the implications for the profession are included.   The search for applicable grants and funding support are included.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester three coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 640 Contemporary Practice Models

This course addresses occupational therapy's role within contemporary practice settings. Settings include but are not limited to Work and Industry, Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphadema, Driver Rehabilitation, Feeding, Eating and Swallowing, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and Transition Planning.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester two coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 620 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: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester three coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 610 Evidence-Based Practice for Productive Aging

The course includes a critical application of current evidence relevant to evidence based assessment and intervention strategies for productive agingAssessment techniques include evaluation of movement, functional mobility, and task analysis. A continuum of care model to determine the effectiveness of delivered services is implemented.  Legislation, liability, documentation, billing and reimbursement, advocacy, and ethical issues related to the aging population are critically examined. Lab experiences include assessment competence related to movement and task analysis.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester one coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 538 Research Capstone II

The Research Capstone process is expanded in this course.  Learning experiences include critical reviews of related international and national evidence, and data collection and analysis methods appropriate for the study's design. Learners will analyze the outcomes of their data collection to determine implications for OT.  The course expands the learners' comprehension of the profession's focus and value of research and scholarship to advance practice and professional contributions.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester two coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 529 Level IB Fieldwork: Community-Based Mental, Behavioral, and Social Health Needs

This course is the second in a series of five Level I fieldwork experiences. This course addresses mental health, cognition, and behavioral management needs of a community-based population. The student will have the opportunity to use evidence to select assessments and choose occupation-based interventions at their assigned site. Learners will articulate to external audiences and/or other professionals the role and value of OT mental health services.  Therapeutic documentations skills will continue to be developed.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester one coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 525 Outreach Experience II: Neurobehavioral Populations

This course is the second of two that address the mission of Nebraska Methodist College and the MOT program through service to the community. Students will have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community in which they serve through completing a needs analysis and program development for a selected organization, focusing on the needs of a neurobehavioral population.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester one coursework and fieldwork.