Oct 29, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OT 141 - Level 1A Fieldwork-Research of Community Practice-Psychosocial Focus

Credit Hours: 1

The focus of this clinical area is to develop beginning observational skills of the student. Emphasis will be placed on exposure to patients/clients, the practice of occupational therapy, the role of various heath care professionals, and development of professional behaviors.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • describe the meaning and dynamics of occupations and activity, including the interaction of areas of occupation, performance skills, performance patterns, activity demands, contexts, and client factors;
  • describe roles and responsibilities of the practitioner to address changes in service delivery policies, to effect changes in the system, and to recognize opportunities in emerging practice;
  • describe contexts of healthcare, education, community, and social models or systems as they relate to the application of occupational therapy within nontraditional and emerging areas of practice;
  • demonstrate professional attributes with regard to supervision and patient/staff interaction;
  • demonstrate effective and professional behavior and communication skills with the healthcare and human services staff and modify behavior in accordance to supervision; and
  • demonstrate acceptable personal hygiene and dress for the facility and profession.


Prerequisites: OT 101, OT 102
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The Course Outline for OT 141 is in the process of a re-write for SP 19. With the re-write, the course description as well as the course outcomes are anticipated to change as an update to the course.