Fall 2018 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 08-Oct 20

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN T06 116568Textbook
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 8 and 22, and October 20, 2018. Students must attend all three class sessions.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T06 116568Textbook
Class meetings will be held from 9:00am - 3:20pm on the following Saturdays: September 8 and 22, and October 20, 2018. Students must attend all three class sessions.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus



OTA 122    Introduction to Clinical Practice in Non-Traditional Settings    1 Unit

Prerequisite: AH 106 with a grade of "C" or better; Consent of the OTA program coordinator and the academic fieldwork coordinator are required to ensure site availability.
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and completion of BIOL 100, OTA 100, FCS 324 or PSYC 370 and AH 110 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in these four (4) courses. Completion of ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 as determined by the reading assessment process for all applicants who do not have an AA Degree or higher.
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Through Level I Fieldwork experiences, students will be introduced to non-traditional practice for individuals with conditions that limit or affect engagement in occupations. As participant observers, students will integrate academic experiences with Occupational Therapy (OT) process in fieldwork settings serving non-traditional clients, those not in typical clinical settings. 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: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 10

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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 6:00pm - 9:05pm: September 17; October 29; and December 10, 2018. There will be 3 hours of required online seminar, schedule TBA. Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.



OTA 140    Theoretical Foundations of Physical Dysfunction    3 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 110 and 111 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: OTA 141 and 142
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) student to neurological, orthopedic, and medical conditions that result in physical disabilities. 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 physical dysfunction. Students will also develop skills in 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

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.SteeleSCC MAIN T06 120263Textbook
Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.ArmbrusterSCC MAIN T06 120263Textbook
Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECP.Kaneko-HuttonSCC MAIN T06 120263Textbook
Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus



OTA 141    Occupational Therapy Process in Physical Dysfunction    4 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 110 and 111 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: OTA 140 and 142
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) when working with individuals who have orthopedic, neurological, or medical conditions. Occupational Therapy (OT) process will be addressed, to include an understanding of an occupational profile, analysis of occupational performance, as well as intervention planning, implementation, and approaches. Students will also develop skills in selected assessments, clinical documentation, and the selection and use of therapeutic activities and media to elicit engagement in occupation and therapeutic outcomes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.SteeleSCC MAIN T06 120267Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.ArmbrusterSCC MAIN T06 120267Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECP.Kaneko-HuttonSCC MAIN T06 120267Textbook
MSa06:00PM-09:25PMLABM.SteeleSCC MAIN T10 001
Class will meet on Mondays and Saturdays on the following dates: Monday, August 27, September 17 and 24, October 8 and 29, November 5 and 26, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. Saturday: September 8 and 29, and November 10, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Saturday: October 20 and December 1, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:50pm. Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

MSa06:00PM-09:25PMLABM.ArmbrusterSCC MAIN T10 001
Class will meet on Mondays and Saturdays on the following dates: Monday, August 27, September 17 and 24, October 8 and 29, November 5 and 26, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. Saturday: September 8 and 29, and November 10, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Saturday: October 20 and December 1, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:50pm. Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

MSa06:00PM-09:25PMLABE.EscovedoSCC MAIN T10 001
Class will meet on Mondays and Saturdays on the following dates: Monday, August 27, September 17 and 24, October 8 and 29, November 5 and 26, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. Saturday: September 8 and 29, and November 10, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Saturday: October 20 and December 1, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:50pm. Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

MSa06:00PM-09:25PMLABP.Kaneko-HuttonSCC MAIN T10 001
Class will meet on Mondays and Saturdays on the following dates: Monday, August 27, September 17 and 24, October 8 and 29, November 5 and 26, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. Saturday: September 8 and 29, and November 10, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Saturday: October 20 and December 1, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:50pm. Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

MSa06:00PM-09:25PMLABW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T10 001
Class will meet on Mondays and Saturdays on the following dates: Monday, August 27, September 17 and 24, October 8 and 29, November 5 and 26, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. Saturday: September 8 and 29, and November 10, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Saturday: October 20 and December 1, 2018, from 9:00am - 3:50pm. Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
On-Campus



OTA 142    Introduction to Clinical Practice in Physical Dysfunction    1 Unit

Prerequisite: OTA 110 and 111 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 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 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABM.Armbruster TBA TBA20269Textbook
Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Seminars will be held on the following Mondays: September 10, October 22, and December 3, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA20269Textbook
Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. Seminars will be held on the following Mondays: September 10, October 22, and December 3, 2018, from 6:00pm - 9:05pm. Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.



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 20-Oct 24

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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 25-Jan 15

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA17296Textbook
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 27-Oct 12

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA18614Textbook
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 27 and 28; September 21; and October 12, 2018. This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Canvas.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.

TBATBALABA.Hoerl TBA TBA18614Textbook
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 27 and 28; September 21; and October 12, 2018. This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Canvas.
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, Nov 02-Jan 15

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA18615Textbook
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 seminar will be held from 9:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates: November 2 and December 7, 2018; and January 14 and 15, 2019.
This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Canvas.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.

TBATBALABA.Hoerl TBA TBA18615Textbook
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 seminar will be held from 9:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates: November 2 and December 7, 2018; and January 14 and 15, 2019.
This course is web-enhanced and requires additional activities accessed on Canvas.
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 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.Hoerl TBA TBA18823Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units - This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
On-Campus



Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2018