Spring 2013 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, Mar 02-Apr 13
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          16310 
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Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: March 2 and 16; and April 13, 2013. Students must attend all three sessions to receive credit.
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 21          16310 Textbook
Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: March 2 and 16; and April 13, 2013. Students must attend all three sessions to receive credit.
On-Campus


OTA 110    Functional Biomechanics for the OTA    3 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations
Corequisite: OTA 111
Advisory: AH 106 with a grade of "C" or better
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 LEC
Description: In this course, the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) student will explore components of human movement, including joint structure and function, muscle action, motor and reflex development, and balance and sensory influence. In addition to the body structures involved in movement, students will examine the motor and process skills, sensory, and neuromusculoskeletal client factors required for engagement in occupation across the lifespan. As well, students will complete a formal biomechanical activity analysis as it relates to occupational performance.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17833 
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Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 4:10pm: February 9; April 6; and May 4, 2013. In lieu, OTA 110/111 weeknight classes will not be held on: February 5 and 6; April 2 and 3; and April 30 and May 1, 2013. OTA 152 will meet on February 5, April 2, and April 30, 2013.
On-Campus


OTA 111    Functional Biomechanics Lab for the OTA    1 Unit

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations
Corequisite: OTA 110
Advisory: AH 106 with a grade of "C" or better
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: In this course, the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) student will use an analysis and problem-solving approach to functional human movement across the lifespan. Through hands-on laboratory activities, students will develop skills in assessment of client factors affecting engagement in occupations. As well, students will explore basic intervention methods and strategies for remediation of and compensation for biomechanical deficits and impairments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 31          17834 
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Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 4:10pm: February 9; April 6; and May 4, 2013. In lieu, OTA 110/111 weeknight classes will not be held on: February 5 and 6; April 2 and 3; and April 30 and May 1, 2013. OTA 152 will meet on February 5, April 2, and April 30, 2013.
On-Campus

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB P.Watters            SCC MAIN MOH 31          17834 Textbook
Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 4:10pm: February 9; April 6; and May 4, 2013. In lieu, OTA 110/111 weeknight classes will not be held on: February 5 and 6; April 2 and 3; and April 30 and May 1, 2013. OTA 152 will meet on February 5, April 2, and April 30, 2013.
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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 20321 
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On-Campus


OTA 140    Theoretical Foundations of Physical Dysfunction    3 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 120 with a grade 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, Jan 19-May 22
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17835 
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On-Campus

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Watters            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17835 Textbook
On-Campus


OTA 141    Occupational Therapy Process in Physical Dysfunction    4 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 131 and 132 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, Jan 19-May 22
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17836 
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M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17836 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 31            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 3:10pm: January 19, February 2, March 9, April 20, and May 11, 2013. In lieu, weeknight classes will not be held on: January 22 and 23; February 5 and 12; March 12 and 19; April 23 and 30; and May 14 and 21, 2013.
On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB P.Watters            SCC MAIN MOH 31            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 3:10pm: January 19, February 2, March 9, April 20, and May 11, 2013. In lieu, weeknight classes will not be held on: January 22 and 23; February 5 and 12; March 12 and 19; April 23 and 30; and May 14 and 21, 2013.
On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB L.Reed               SCC MAIN MOH 31            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 3:10pm: January 19, February 2, March 9, April 20, and May 11, 2013. In lieu, weeknight classes will not be held on: January 22 and 23; February 5 and 12; March 12 and 19; April 23 and 30; and May 14 and 21, 2013.
On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 31            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 3:10pm: January 19, February 2, March 9, April 20, and May 11, 2013. In lieu, weeknight classes will not be held on: January 22 and 23; February 5 and 12; March 12 and 19; April 23 and 30; and May 14 and 21, 2013.
On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 31            
Class will meet on the following Saturdays, from 9:00am - 3:10pm: January 19, February 2, March 9, April 20, and May 11, 2013. In lieu, weeknight classes will not be held on: January 22 and 23; February 5 and 12; March 12 and 19; April 23 and 30; and May 14 and 21, 2013.
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, Jan 19-May 22
W         06:00PM-09:30PM LAB N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17838 
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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 Wednesdays, from 6:00pm - 9:30pm: February 6, April 3, and May 1, 2013. In addition, the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator will schedule a one-time planning session with each student, dates and times TBA.
On-Campus


OTA 150    Occupational Therapy Process and Practice in Developmental Disabilities and Pediatric Conditions    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations
Corequisite: OTA 152
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and completion of BIO 100, OTA 100, AH 110, FCS 324 or PSYC 370 with grades "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in these four (4) courses. Completion of ENGRD 110 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in ENGRD 310 through the SCC placement process.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces developmental disabilities and common conditions of children referred for occupational therapy treatment. The scope of occupational therapy, the types of practice settings, and the role of the occupational therapy assistant in pediatrics and developmental disabilities are also covered. Common frames of references, evaluation tools and procedures, and intervention strategies used in pediatric occupational therapy practice are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 35          17989 
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M         08:15PM-09:45PM LAB N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 35            
On-Campus

M         08:15PM-09:45PM LAB P.Watters            SCC MAIN MOH 35            
On-Campus


OTA 152    Introduction to Clinical Practice in Pediatric Conditions    .5 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations
Corequisite: OTA 150
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 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in ENGRD 310 through the SCC placement process.
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: Through Level I Fieldwork experiences, students will be introduced to clinical practice for individuals with pediatric or developmental conditions 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 occupational 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 20 hours of clinical fieldwork and attend 7 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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17991 
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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 Tuesdays, from 6:00pm - 7:20pm: February 5, April 2, and April 30, 2013.
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, Jan 20-Jun 08
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 18383 
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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, Jan 20-Jun 08
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Mariano             TBA TBA                 17339 
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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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Hoerl               TBA TBA                 20234 
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On-Campus

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013