Fall 2014 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. A four-hour observation in an OT clinic or program for special needs populations is required. Students are responsible for securing their own observation sites, with guidance from the instructor, as well as the related transportation to/from the facility. Some facilities may have additional requirements for student observations, such as a clear tuberculosis test and/or fingerprinting. Students are responsible for the cost of these additional requirements, if any.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 13-Oct 25
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          15917 
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Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 13 and 27, and October 25, 2014. Students must attend all three class sessions.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21          15917 Textbook
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 13 and 27, and October 25, 2014. Students must attend all three class sessions.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus



OTA 120    Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy Assistant Practice    3 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 110 and OTA 111, and ENGWR 101 or ENGWR 300 with grades 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 and reimbursement 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 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17419 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Reed               SCC MAIN MOH 21          17419 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          17419 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Steele              TBA TBA                 17419 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Students will complete work online during part of the semester, and will also meet on-campus on select dates. Class will meet in person on the following dates: August 26; September 2, 16, and 30; October 21 and 28; November 4; and December 9 and 16, 2014. In person sessions will meet from 6:00pm - 9:05pm.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 17419 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Students will complete work online during part of the semester, and will also meet on-campus on select dates. Class will meet in person on the following dates: August 26; September 2, 16, and 30; October 21 and 28; November 4; and December 9 and 16, 2014. In person sessions will meet from 6:00pm - 9:05pm.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reed                TBA TBA                 17419 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Students will complete work online during part of the semester, and will also meet on-campus on select dates. Class will meet in person on the following dates: August 26; September 2, 16, and 30; October 21 and 28; November 4; and December 9 and 16, 2014. In person sessions will meet from 6:00pm - 9:05pm.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.



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 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, cognitive impairments, trauma histories, and/or disregulated behaviors in a range of settings and contexts. 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 advance their skills in activity analysis and the use of professional literature and resources, as well as their awareness of the theoretical models that influence clinical decision-making.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
WTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          16759 
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WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays: August 23, 2014, from 12:30pm - 5:00pm; September 20, November 8, and December 6, 2014, from 9:00am until 5:30pm. In lieu of, weekday sessions will not meet on August 28th; September 17th and 18th; and November 5th and 6th.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.
On-Campus

WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB W.Neilson            SCC MAIN MOH 21            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays: August 23, 2014, from 12:30pm - 5:00pm; September 20, November 8, and December 6, 2014, from 9:00am until 5:30pm. In lieu of, weekday sessions will not meet on August 28th; September 17th and 18th; and November 5th and 6th.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.
On-Campus



OTA 132    Introduction to Clinical Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction    1 Unit

Prerequisite: 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 occupations. 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 during weekday business hours and attend 14 hours of on-campus discussion group. This course is graded Pass/No Pass. 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 health insurance may be required. Proof of automobile insurance may be required if driving is involved as part of the clinical experience. Students are responsible for their own transportation to/from the fieldwork site.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Beadles             TBA TBA                 16761 
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Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Seminars will be held on the following dates: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 9:00am - 12:30pm; Mondays, October 27, 2014 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm; and Monday, December 1, 2014 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. There will be 3 hours of required online seminar, schedule TBA.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 16761 Textbook
Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Seminars will be held on the following dates: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 9:00am - 12:30pm; Mondays, October 27, 2014 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm; and Monday, December 1, 2014 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. There will be 3 hours of required online seminar, schedule TBA.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.
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: 352 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 320 hours of supervised fieldwork in a facility working with clients/patients with physical and/or psychosocial dysfunction, and 32 hours of required on-campus seminar. 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. This course is graded Pass/No Pass. 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 health insurance may be required. Proof of automobile insurance may be required if driving is involved as part of the clinical experience. Students are responsible for their own transportation to/from the fieldwork site.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 18-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Beadles             TBA TBA                 16928 
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Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Seminars will be held on the following dates from 9:00am - 5:00pm: August 18 and 19, September 19, October 3, 2014.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.
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: 352 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 320 hours of supervised fieldwork in a facility working with clients/patients with physical and/or psychosocial dysfunction, and 32 hours of required on-campus seminar. 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. This course is graded Pass/No Pass. 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 health insurance may be required. Proof of automobile insurance may be required if driving is involved as part of the clinical experience. Students are responsible for their own transportation to/from the fieldwork site.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 20-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Beadles             TBA TBA                 16929 
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Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Seminars will be held on the following dates from 9:00am - 5:00pm: November 14, and December 5, 2014. There will be 16 hours of required online seminar, schedule TBA.
Enrollment by instructor consent only.
On-Campus



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

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Only students officially enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, and in good-standing, are eligible for this course.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course allows an individual student enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program 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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 18093 
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Enrollment by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
On-Campus



Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: February 12, 2015