Spring 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, Mar 10-Apr 21

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T06 116810Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
Students should be prepared to complete the clinical component of the course during regular working hours. Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: March 10, March 17; and April 21, 2018. Students must attend all three sessions to receive credit.
On-Campus

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN T06 116810Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
Students should be prepared to complete the clinical component of the course during regular working hours. Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: March 10, March 17; and April 21, 2018. Students must attend all three sessions to receive credit.
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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA18995Textbook
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/times: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:05pm; Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:25pm; and on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:25pm. Enrollment by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.

TBATBALABA.Hoerl TBA TBA18995Textbook
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/times: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:05pm; Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:25pm; and on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:25pm. Enrollment by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.



OTA 123    Fundamentals of Clinical Documentation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations
Enrollment Limitation: Completion of AH 106, AH 110, BIOL 100 or BIOL 430 and BIOL 431, ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 488, OTA 100, PSYC 300 or PSYC 480, and PSYC 370 or FCS 324 with grades of "C" or better and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in these courses. Completion of the Sacramento City College Reading Competency graduation requirement. BIOL 100 or BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 and PSYC 300 or equivalent courses must have been completed within the last 10 years at the time of application to the program. This course may be taken only by students officially accepted into the OTA program.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: In this course, the Occupational Therapy Assistant student will develop basic skills in clinical documentation. Students will be introduced to various documentation formats as required by different treatment settings and reimbursement systems. Students will be required to distinguish between subjective and objective reports and development of the clinical opinion and a plan based on these reports. The "Occupational Therapy Practice Framework" will be used as a tool critical to developing fluency in documentation terminology.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 03-Mar 03

Sa09:00AM-01:15PMLECTBASCC MAIN T06 118730Textbook
Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program. Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: February 3, 10, 17; and March 3, 2018.
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
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" 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, Jan 13-May 16

WThSa06:00PM-08:05PMLECA.Hoerl TBA TBA20386Textbook
WThSa08:15PM-09:30PMLABW.Neilson TBA TBA
Class will meet on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays on the following dates: Wednesday - each Wednesday for the full semester, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Thursday - February 1 and 15, March 8 and 22, April 12 and 26, and May 3, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Saturday - January 20, February 24, April 7 and April 28, 2018, from 9:00am to 4:10pm.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.

WThSa08:15PM-09:30PMLABC.Daley TBA TBA
Class will meet on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays on the following dates: Wednesday - each Wednesday for the full semester, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Thursday - February 1 and 15, March 8 and 22, April 12 and 26, and May 3, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Saturday - January 20, February 24, April 7 and April 28, 2018, from 9:00am to 4:10pm.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.



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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABW.Neilson TBA TBA20388Textbook
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, January 27, 2018 from 9:00am - 12:05pm; Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:00pm - 9:25pm; and Monday April 16, 2018 from 6:00pm - 9:25pm.
Web enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
On-Campus

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA20388Textbook
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, January 27, 2018 from 9:00am - 12:05pm; Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:00pm - 9:25pm; and Monday April 16, 2018 from 6:00pm - 9:25pm.
Web enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
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 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBASCC MAIN T06 117792Textbook
Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
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 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBASCC MAIN T06 117793Textbook
MSa06:00PM-09:25PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Lab will meet on Mondays and Saturdays on the following dates: Monday, January 29, February 5 and 12, March 5, April 2 and 23, 2018 from 6:00pm - 9:25pm; Saturday, January 20, February 24, March 17, April 7, and May 5, 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 have computer access to complete course assignments.
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 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABW.Neilson TBA TBA17795Textbook
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 to 9:25pm: Monday, January 22, February 26, and April 9, 2018. Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA17795Textbook
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 to 9:25pm: Monday, January 22, February 26, and April 9, 2018. Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.



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 BIOL 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 and adolescents 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 13-May 16

T06:00PM-07:50PMLECW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T06 117900Textbook
T08:00PM-09:20PMLABW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T06 1
Lab classes will require travel to an off-campus pediatric facility. Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
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 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABW.Neilson TBA TBA17902Textbook
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, January 27, 2018 from 9:00am-12:05pm; Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:25pm: and Monday, April 16, 2018 from 6:00pm-9:25pm. Enrollment by instructor consent only, for students officially enrolled in the OTA program.
Web-enhanced - Students are required to have computer access 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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA19014Textbook
Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. 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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABC.Daley TBA TBA19015Textbook
Students will be assigned to clinical sites by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, with dates and times TBA. 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABA.Hoerl TBA TBA18939Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
3 Units
On-Campus



Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2017