Fall Semester 2018 Catalog

OCTA 2120 Occ Therapy Trends & Issues



Teaches the roles and responsibilities in the administration of occupational therapy services. Topics include: assistance with the management of departmental operations; development of values, attitudes, and behaviors congruent with OT standards and ethics; the role of OTA in occupational therapy, research publication, and program evaluation; supervisory requirements; certification and licensure; reimbursement issues; personnel training and supervision; continued learning; and promotion of the Occupational Therapy profession; and job search skills. Resources for the life long learning and professional support are provided and promoted; including job finding skills such as interviewing and negotiation Preparation for the national certification examination is provided as well as preparation for Level II fieldwork.