Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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OTA 100    Introduction to Occupational Therapy    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course has been designed to provide the student with information needed to determine if occupational therapy (OT) is a suitable career option. The student is introduced to human occupation as participation in everyday life activities. In addition, the course will address how health, wellness, disease, and disability affect engagement in life tasks, and how OT interventions are used to maximize performance within chosen activities. The role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is defined, with explanation of the history of OT as well as current and emerging practice settings. Professional activities, requirements, ethics, and behaviors are also discussed. An observation in an OT clinic is required.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Nov 05
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          22728 
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Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 17, October 1, and November 5, 2011. Students must attend all three class sessions.
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21          22728 Textbook
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 17, October 1, and November 5, 2011. Students must attend all three class sessions.
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Dec 17
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          30164 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30164 - as of 07/28/11
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: October 22, November 19, and December 17, 2011. Students must attend all three class sessions.
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21          30164 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30164 - as of 07/28/11
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: October 22, November 19, and December 17, 2011. Students must attend all three class sessions.
On-Campus



OTA 120    Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy Assistant Practice    3 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 110/111 and ENGWR 100 or ENGWR 300 with grades of "C" or better.
Advisory: AH 106 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will help the student develop knowledge and understanding of the various contexts in which Occupational Therapy (OT) services are provided. Participation in the management of OT services within the scope of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is addressed as well. Included is discussion of the principles of management and systems as they relate to providing OT services to individuals and within organizations. Professional responsibilities are examined, with an emphasis on development of professional attitudes and behaviors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          27506 
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On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 21          27506 Textbook
On-Campus



OTA 131    Occupational Therapy Theory and Process in Psychosocial Dysfunction    5 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 110, 111, AH 106, PSYC 300 (within the last 10 years), and ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 100 with grades of C or better.
Corequisite: OTA 132
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) when working with individuals who have mental health conditions and disregulated behaviors. Students will explore areas of occupation, performance skills, performance patterns, contexts, activity demands, and client factors that affect engagement in occupation throughout the lifespan, and how these are influenced by psychosocial factors. Occupational Therapy (OT) process will be addressed to include an understanding of an occupational profile, analysis of occupational performance, intervention planning and implementation, and methods to elicit therapeutic outcomes. Students will also develop skills in activity analysis and the use of professional literature and resources, as well as an awareness of the theoretical models that influence clinical decision-making.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
WTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          25212 
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WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays: August 27, September 24, October 29, and December 3, 2011, from 9:00am until 5:30pm. The Wednesday and Thursday sessions preceding Saturday sessions will not meet (August 24 and 25, September 21 and 22, October 26 and 27, November 30 and December 1).
On-Campus

WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays: August 27, September 24, October 29, and December 3, 2011, from 9:00am until 5:30pm. The Wednesday and Thursday sessions preceding Saturday sessions will not meet (August 24 and 25, September 21 and 22, October 26 and 27, November 30 and December 1).
On-Campus



OTA 132    Introduction to Clinical Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction    1 Unit

Prerequisite: OTA 110, 111, AH 106, PSYC 300 (within the last 10 years) and ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 100 with grades of "C" or better.
Corequisite: OTA 131
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Through Level I Fieldwork experiences, students will be introduced to clinical practice for individuals with mental health conditions and disregulated behaviors that limit or affect engagement in occupation. As participant observers, students will integrate academic experiences with Occupational Therapy (OT) process in settings serving clients with a variety of psychosocial challenges and degrees of disability. Through interactions with clients and staff, students will develop skills in observation of occupational performance, clinical safety, therapeutic communication and clinical relationships, professional behavior and boundary-setting, and the self-awareness necessary to be a successful OT practitioner. Students will be required to complete 40 hours of clinical fieldwork and attend 14 hours of on-campus discussion group. This course is graded Credit/No Credit. Note: Fieldwork sites may require completion of a physical examination, immunizations, a TB test, and/or current CPR certification for health personnel (level C). Background checks, fingerprinting, and drug screens may also be required. Proof of automobile insurance may be required if driving is involved.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 25216 
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On-Campus



OTA 142    Introduction to Clinical Practice in Physical Dysfunction    1 Unit

Prerequisite: OTA 131 and 132 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: OTA 141
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Through Level I Fieldwork experiences, students will be introduced to clinical practice for individuals with physical disabilities that limit or affect engagement in occupation. As participant observers, students will integrate academic experiences with Occupational Therapy (OT) process in settings serving clients with a variety of physical challenges and degrees of disability. Through interactions with clients and staff, students will develop skills in observation of occupational performance, clinical safety, therapeutic communication and clinical relationships, professional behavior and boundary-setting, and the self-awareness necessary to be a successful OT practitioner. Students will be required to complete 40 hours of clinical fieldwork and attend 14 hours of on-campus discussion group. This course is graded Credit/No Credit. Note: Fieldwork sites may require completion of a physical examination, immunizations, a TB test, and/or current CPR certification for health personnel (level C). Background checks, fingerprinting, and drug screens may also be required. Proof of automobile insurance may be required if driving is involved.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 30104 
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On-Campus



OTA 160    Field Work Level II for the Occupational Therapy Assistant    6 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 131 and 132 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 360 hours LAB
Description: This course concentrates on the application of knowledge and skills for the occupational therapy assistant student. The student is placed in a supervised fieldwork setting, which provides the student with the opportunity for carrying out professional responsibility with appropriate supervision and professional role modeling. Students complete 360 hours of supervised fieldwork in a facility working with clients/patients with physical and/or psychosocial dysfunction. Students will be placed in two distinctly different clinical settings for OTA 160 and OTA 161 in order to experience a broad range of clinical expectations and scenarios, while progressively refining and advancing skills from one course to the next. Fieldwork sites are assigned by the fieldwork coordinator. Regularly scheduled seminars with the academic instructor and peers, in which attendance is mandatory, are included as a part of the 360 hours. This course is graded Credit/No Credit. Note: Fieldwork sites may require completion of a physical examination, immunizations, a TB test, and/or current CPR certification for health personnel (level C). Background checks, fingerprinting, and drug screens may also be required. Proof of automobile insurance may be required if driving is involved.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 18-Oct 21
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 25756 
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On-Campus



OTA 161    Field Work Level II for the Occupational Therapy Assistant    6 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 121, 141, and 142 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 360 hours LAB
Description: This course concentrates on the application of knowledge and skills for the occupational therapy assistant student. The student is placed in a supervised fieldwork setting, which provides the student with the opportunity for carrying out professional responsibility with appropriate supervision and professional role modeling. Students complete 360 hours of supervised fieldwork in a facility working with clients/patients with physical and/or psychosocial dysfunction. Students will be placed in two distinctly different clinical settings for OTA 160 and OTA 161 in order to experience a broad range of clinical expectations and scenarios, while progressively refining and advancing skills from one course to the next. Fieldwork sites are assigned by the fieldwork coordinator. Regularly scheduled seminars with the academic instructor and peers, in which attendance is mandatory, are included as a part of the 360 hours. This course is graded Credit/No Credit. Note: Fieldwork sites may require completion of a physical examination, immunizations, a TB test, and/or current CPR certification for health personnel (level C). Background checks, fingerprinting, and drug screens may also be required. Proof of automobile insurance may be required if driving is involved.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Jan 06
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 25758 
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On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011