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OTD 860 Theory and Practice in Occupational Therapy

OTD 860.  Theory and Practice in Occupational Therapy.  3 Credits.     

This course will cover major theoretical frameworks and practice models in occupational therapy. The history of occupational therapy will be included to provide a basis for understanding the evolution of the profession as well as past and current issues and trends. Students will learn how to critically analyze theories, evaluate research evidence related to specific theories and practice models, and assess pragmatic issues in applying practice models to specific settings and populations.

OTDE 860 Professionalism in Practice I

OTDE 860.  Professionalism in Practice I.  3 Credits.     

Students will apply the professional reasoning process to understand individuals' occupational performance based on cases from level II fieldwork experiences. Students will conduct case analysis and develop evidence-based intervention plans. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior coursework required by the OTDE curriculum.