Course Index

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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. This course meets face-to-face. Students complete 4+ hours of fieldwork at their assigned site.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester one coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 528 LEVEL IA FIELDWORK: GENERAL PRACTICE AREAS

This course is the first in a series of five Level I fieldwork experiences.  This course sets the foundation for preparing the student for success in the fieldwork environment. The student will have the opportunity to use evidence to select assessments and choose occupation-based interventions at their assigned site.  The roles of various healthcare team members within practice settings are analyzed within the course. Beginning therapeutic documentation skills are addressed. This course meets face-to-face. Students complete 24 hours of fieldwork at their assigned site. 

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT program.

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.This course meets online, and students are also required to meet with their assigned group members as well as work with an assigned community partner.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester one coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 520 OUTREACH EXPERIENCE I: HEALTH AND WELLNESS

This course is the first of two that address the mission of Nebraska Methodist College and the MOT program through service to the community. Learners 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 health and wellness needs of a selected population within a healthcare or community setting. This course meets online, and students are also required to meet with their assigned group members as well as work with an assigned community partner. 

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT program.

OTH 515 EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This course examines private, community-based, and healthcare mental health settings and occupational therapy services in these environments. Individual and group leadership skills are developed for use in practice settings. The implications of illness for the individual within various cultures and society are analyzed.  Skills for effective evaluation and intervention planning and safe management of complex behaviors are included. The lecture for this course is online only. The lab meets face-to-face on selected weeks.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of all semester one coursework and fieldwork.

OTH 510 EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

A cultural awareness of health and the significance of the loss of independence are analyzed. Content includes a critical review of existing evidence for assessing and providing evidence based interventions for physiological, psychosocial, cognitive and behavioral concepts for health and wellness. Global healthcare trends and public health needs are explored. This course meets online only. 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT program.

OTH 505 ADVANCED ANATOMY AND APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY

The course includes critical examination of anatomical structures and physiological functions of the human body as it relates to homeostasis. The course will emphasize a regional anatomical approach to provide clinical application of integrative physiology concepts pertaining to neuroanatomy. A guided cadaveric study will be a component to the course. This course meets face-to-face and includes an integrated face-to-face lab. 

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT program.

OTH 500 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: OCCUPATION, PARTICIPATION, AND ENGAGEMENT

The course examines Occupational Therapy theory, practice models and frames of reference. The influence of history, sociopolitical issues, healthcare policies, and ethical practice guidelines are examined. The delineation of professional roles in various practice settings is explored. The application of evidence based critical reasoning and occupation based services for diverse populations are applied.

This course meets face-to-face weekly to promote the achievement of learning objectives, acclimate students to the college and develop faculty and peer relationships that are necessary for success in a cohort-based program.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT program.

PHB 001 PHLEBOTOMY

This course consists of 60 hours of classroom instruction at NMC and five (8-hour) days for three weeks (120 hours) of clinical experience in a full-service clinical laboratory. The clinical practicum schedule is determined by the clinical site supervisor. A Medical Terminology course is recommended, but not required. Upon successful completion of the phlebotomy program, students are eligible to take the national certification examination to become certified phlebotomy technicians [PBT(ASCP)] through the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

  • Credits: 1.800000000000000e+002

PHY 100 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS

This course discusses the major fundamental themes in classical physics of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and modern physics. Includes some laboratory exercises.

  • Credits: 3.0