September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 31, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OT 275 - Level 2B Fieldwork


This course is an advanced Level II Fieldwork experience that offers intensive training and experience leading to entry level occupational therapy assistant skills.  The emphasis is on practical work experience under the supervision of an experienced OTR or experienced COTA, allowing the student to apply classroom didactic learning experiences while delivering services to clients with the focus on purposeful and meaningful occupation. The student will be exposed to a variety of clients across the lifespan in a variety of settings. This 8 week full time fieldwork experience is designed to promote clinical reasoning appropriate to the occupational therapy assistant role; to provide an opportunity to transmit the values and beliefs of ethical practice; and to develop professionalism and competency as an occupational therapy assistant. Semester Credit Hours 5.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 225.00 Prerequisite: OT 244 Level I Fieldwork: Traditional Settings of Occupational Therapy . Corequisite: None.