Fall 2012 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 15-Oct 27
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21          16084 
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Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 15 and 29, and October 27, 2012. Students must attend all three class sessions.
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          16084 Textbook
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 15 and 29, and October 27, 2012. 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 101 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 25-Dec 20
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          18104 
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On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 21          18104 Textbook
On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Reed               SCC MAIN MOH 21          18104 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 101 with grades of "C" 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 25-Dec 20
WTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          17170 
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WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB P.Watters            SCC MAIN MOH 21            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays: August 25, September 22, October 20, and December 8, 2012, from 9:00am until 5:30pm. In lieu of, weekday sessions will not meet on August 29th and 30th, September 19th and 20th, October 17th and 18th or December 5th and 6th.
On-Campus

WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays: August 25, September 22, October 20, and December 8, 2012, from 9:00am until 5:30pm. In lieu of, weekday sessions will not meet on August 29th and 30th, September 19th and 20th, October 17th and 18th or December 5th and 6th.
On-Campus


OTA 132    Introduction to Clinical Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction    1 Unit

Prerequisite: OTA 132 with a grade of "C" or better; OTA 110, 111, AH 106, PSYC 300 (within the last 10 years) and ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 101 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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 17172 
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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 16-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 17413 
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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 20-Jan 04
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 17414 
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On-Campus


OTA 295    Independent Studies in Occupational Therapy Assistant    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course allows an individual student to study, research, and participate in clinical or community activities beyond the scope of regularly offered classes, pursuant to an agreement among the college, faculty members, and the student.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 20176 
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On-Campus

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013