Spring 2019 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 02-Apr 06

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN T06 116934Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access 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 2, March 9; and April 6, 2019. Students must attend all three sessions to receive credit.
On-Campus

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T06 116934Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access 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 2, March 9; and April 6, 2019. Students must attend all three sessions to receive credit.
On-Campus


OTA 120    Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy Assistant Practice    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: OTA 123 and LIBR 307 with grades of "C" or better.
Hours: 45 hours LEC
Description: In this course the student will 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: Other Term, Jan 22-Mar 05

MTBALECM.SteeleSCC MAIN Online 20275Textbook
T06:00PM-09:35PMLECM.SteeleSCC MAIN LUC 13220275Textbook
Hybrid Class This class will be taught primarily online. Monday sessions are online and Tuesday sessions meet on campus in person, on the following dates: January 22 and 29; February 5, 12, 19, and 26; and March 5, 2019.
Registration by instructor consent only. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program. Hybrid course: students are 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 02-Mar 09

Sa09:00AM-01:05PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN T06 118654Textbook
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 2, 9, 16; and March 2, 2019.
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

Sa09:00AM-01:05PMLECP.Kaneko-HuttonSCC MAIN T06 118654Textbook
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 2, 9, 16; and March 2, 2019.
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
On-Campus


OTA 124    Introduction to Electronic Documentation for the OTA    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: OTA 120 and 123 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: The use of electronic medical record (EMR) is an expected skill in health care practice as service providers establish compliance with federal mandates for medical information management. This course will provide the occupational therapy assistant student with an introduction to EMR formats, methods, reimbursement requirements, and legal issues. This course prepares the student for learning the basics of the EMR in preparation for Level II fieldwork.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 09-Mar 23

Sa09:00AM-01:15PMLECTBASCC MAIN LRC 14120276Textbook
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: March 9 and 23, 2019.
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: See enrollment limitations
Corequisite: OTA 132
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: 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 dysregulated 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 19-May 22

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN T10 00119203Textbook
Sa09:00AM-04:10PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN T10 00119203Textbook
TTh08:15PM-09:30PMLABW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T10 001
TTh08:15PM-09:30PMLABC.ReaumeSCC MAIN T10 001
Sa09:00AM-04:10PMLABW.Neilson TBA TBA
Class will meet on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays on the following dates: Tuesday - each Tuesday for the full semester, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Thursday - January 24, February 14, March 7,14, and 21, April 4 and 25, and May 9, 2019, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Saturday - January 26, February 23, March 30, and May 4, 2019, 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.

Sa09:00AM-04:10PMLABC.Reaume TBA TBA
Class will meet on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays on the following dates: Tuesday - each Tuesday for the full semester, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Thursday - January 24, February 14, March 7,14, and 21, April 4 and 25, and May 9, 2019, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Saturday - January 26, February 23, March 30, and May 4, 2019, 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: See enrollment limitations
Corequisite: OTA 131
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: 54 hours LAB
Description: Through Level I Fieldwork experiences, students will be introduced to clinical practice for individuals with mental health conditions and dysregulated 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 19-May 22

TBATBALABC.Reaume TBA TBA19205Textbook
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 19, 2019 from 12:30pm - 4:00pm; Mondays, March 4 and April 29, 2019 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm.
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.

TBATBALABW.Neilson TBA TBA19205Textbook
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 19, 2019 from 12:30pm - 4:00pm; Mondays, March 4 and April 29, 2019 from 6:00pm - 9:05pm.
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.


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: 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: 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 19-May 22

W06:00PM-07:50PMLECW.NeilsonSCC MAIN T06 117944Textbook
W06:00PM-07:50PMLECK.PflugrathSCC MAIN T06 117944Textbook
W08:00PM-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

W08:00PM-09:20PMLABS.OkadaSCC 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: 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: 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 19-May 22

TBATBALABW.Neilson TBA TBA17946Textbook
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 19, 2019 from 12:30pm - 4:00pm; and Mondays, March 11 and May 8, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:05pm. 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.Reaume TBA TBA17946Textbook
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 19, 2019 from 12:30pm - 4:00pm; and Mondays, March 11 and May 8, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:05pm. 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 19-May 22

TBATBALABC.Reaume TBA TBA18895Textbook
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 19-May 22

TBATBALABC.Reaume TBA TBA18896Textbook
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 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, Mar 07-Apr 26

F09:00AM-04:05PMLABC.Reaume TBA TBA20588Textbook
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 4:05pm on the following dates: March 7, 8, and 29; and April 26, 2019. 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.

F09:00AM-04:05PMLABA.Hoerl TBA TBA20588Textbook
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 4:05pm on the following dates: March 7, 8, and 29; and April 26, 2019. 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 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 19-May 22

TBATBALABA.Hoerl TBA TBA18828Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll. This course is for students officially enrolled in the OTA Program.
3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2018