Fall 2017 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 09-Oct 28
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC W.Neilson            SCC MAIN T06 1           16439 
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Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 9 and 23, and October 28, 2017. 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 A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN T06 1           16439 Textbook
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 9 and 23, and October 28, 2017. 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, OTA 111, OTA 123, LIBR 307, 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 19-Dec 14
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN T06 1           17604 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Reed               SCC MAIN T06 1           17604 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN T06 1           17604 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 17604 Textbook
Hybrid Class - This course requires internet access to complete coursework. Students will complete work online during part of the semester, and will also meet on-campus on select dates. In-person meetings will be held on the following Tuesday nights from 6:00pm - 9:05pm: August 22 and 29; September 5; October 10 and 17; and December 5 and 12, 2017. One additional in-person session will meet on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9:00am - 3:45pm. Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.


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 19-Dec 14
WTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN T06 1           17077 
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Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN T06 1           17077 Textbook
WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB W.Neilson            SCC MAIN T06 1             
WTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB C.Daley              SCC MAIN T06 1             
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LAB W.Neilson            SCC MAIN T06 1             
Class will meet on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, with Saturday sessions held on: August 19, September 16, October 14, and December 2, 2017, from 9:00am until 3:20pm. Class meetings will not be held on: August 24th; September 13th,14th, and 28th; October 12th and 19th; and November 2nd and 22nd.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LAB C.Daley              SCC MAIN T06 1             
Class will meet on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, with Saturday sessions held on: August 19, September 16, October 14, and December 2, 2017, from 9:00am until 3:20pm. Class meetings will not be held on: August 24th; September 13th,14th, and 28th; October 12th and 19th; and November 2nd and 22nd.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Neilson             TBA TBA                 17079 
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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 19, 2017 from 9:00am - 12:30pm; Mondays, October 30, and November 27, 2017 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. There will be 3 hours of required online seminar, schedule TBA.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 17079 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 19, 2017 from 9:00am - 12:30pm; Mondays, October 30, and November 27, 2017 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. There will be 3 hours of required online seminar, schedule TBA.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Daley               TBA TBA                 17079 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 19, 2017 from 9:00am - 12:30pm; Mondays, October 30, and November 27, 2017 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. There will be 3 hours of required online seminar, schedule TBA.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
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
Corequisite: OTA 162
Hours: 324 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. 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 14-Oct 26
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Daley               TBA TBA                 17219 
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Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Concurrent enrollment is required in OTA 162.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.


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
Corequisite: OTA 163
Hours: 324 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. 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 27-Jan 09
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Daley               TBA TBA                 17220 
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Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Concurrent enrollment is required in OTA 163.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.


OTA 162    Practice Skills for First Rotation OTA Level II Field Work    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: OTA 160
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course, taken in conjunction with OTA 160, provides the OTA student with structured lab activities to support success in clinical activities during Level II fieldwork. Students will practice the occupational therapy assessment and treatment needs of various populations through the lifespan. To ensure currency in a range of topics, this lab will also include activities related to OTA scope of practice, documentation, regulations, productivity, and reimbursement. National certification exam preparation activities will also be included. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 14-Oct 26
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 18704 
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Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Concurrent enrollment is required in OTA 160. On-campus seminars will be held from 9:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates August 14 and 15; September 15; and October 20, 2017. This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Desire-2-Learn.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Daley               TBA TBA                 18704 Textbook
Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Concurrent enrollment is required in OTA 160. On-campus seminars will be held from 9:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates August 14 and 15; September 15; and October 20, 2017. This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Desire-2-Learn.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.


OTA 163    Practice Skills for Second Rotation OTA Level II Field Work    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: OTA 161
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course, taken in conjunction with OTA 161, provides the OTA student with structured lab activities to support success in clinical activities during Level II fieldwork. Students will practice the occupational therapy assessment and treatment needs of various populations through the lifespan. To ensure currency in a range of topics, this lab will also include activities related to OTA scope of practice, documentation, regulations, productivity, and reimbursement. National certification exam preparation activities will also be included. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 27-Jan 09
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 18705 
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Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Concurrent enrollment is required in OTA 161. On-campus seminar will be held from 9:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates: November 3 and December 8, 2017; and January 8 and 9, 2018.
This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Desire-2-Learn.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Daley               TBA TBA                 18705 Textbook
Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Concurrent enrollment is required in OTA 161. On-campus seminar will be held from 9:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates: November 3 and December 8, 2017; and January 8 and 9, 2018.
This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Desire-2-Learn.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.


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: 162 hours LAB
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 19560 
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Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units - This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
On-Campus

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017