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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  
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    OTA 1020 - Intro to Occupational Therapy

    Credits: 3
    Students learn a general overview of Occupational Therapy which includes three required job shadow experiences that the student must arrange independently.


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    OTA 1100 - Functional Anatomy

    Credits: 3
    Students will explore neuro-musculoskeletal anatomy in depth and relate it to functional activity. Topics include neuroanatomy, structure and function of the musculoskeletal system, and components of human motion.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA Program
    Corequisite: OTA 1105  
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 1105 - Functional Anatomy Lab

    Credits: 3
    Students will explore musculoskeletal anatomy in depth through cadaver examination in order to relate it to functional activity.  Students will participate in directed palpation in a controlled supervised instructional setting to develop skill in clinical palpation as a data collection tool.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA Program
    Corequisite: OTA 1100  
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 1120 - OT Modalities I Lecture

    Credits: 2
    Students study manual wheelchair parts/use/design/fit, ADL and IADL techniques & adapted devices; activity analysis; architectural accessibility and universal design; ergonomics; static splints/hand assessments, workplace design and patient cognitive levels. Designated as a service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA Program
    Corequisite: OTA 1130  
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 1130 - OT Modalities I Lecture/Lab

    Credits: 3
    Students have practical application and active learning in lecture content. Designated as a service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA Program
    Corequisite: OTA 1120  
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 1140 - Physical Dysfunction Lecture

    Credits: 3
    Students learn effects of dysfunction on occupational habits and occupational roles, apply the Occupational Therapy (OT) process, problem-solve ideas, become introduced to rehabilitation assessment,  treatment techniques, and community resources. Designated as a service-learning class.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA Program
    Corequisite: OTA 1150  
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 1150 - Physical Dysfunction Lec/Lab

    Credits: 3
    Students learn practical application and apply active learning in lecture content. Designated as a service learning class.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA Program
    Corequisite: OTA 1140  
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 1170 - Physical Dysfunction Fieldwork I Experience

    Credits: 2
    OTA 1170 Physical Dysfunction Fieldwork I is a one hour/week lecture and thirty hour clinical site experience.  Lecture prepares for the off-site experience and future fieldwork IIs by requiring academic & practical competency-based assignments. The externship will be arranged and take place at clinical facility sites within the community under the direction of an academic fieldwork coordinator.  Emphasis is to expose students to a variety of diagnoses and to develop professional behaviors and clinical observation skills. This is a designated service-learning course.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA program
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 1180 - OT Domain & Process

    Credits: 2
    Students learn the history, models of practice and frames of reference in occupational therapy, along with the domain and process of the profession.  Students will have an introduction to documentation, medical terminology, and goal writing formats.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the OTA Program
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 1210 - OT Professional Issues I

    Credits: 2
    Students will study professional behaviors appropriate for placement in fieldwork sites. Successful work skills, advocating for the Occupational Therapy profession, creative planning and client-centered practice in the community will be explored. This is a designated service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 1220 - OT Modalities II Lecture

    Credits: 2
    Students will learn theory of assistive technology and application of upper extremity dynamic splinting, prostheses, orthotic devices, computer technology, environmental controls, and specialty areas of practice. This is a designated service-learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 1230  
    Semester: Spring


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    OTA 1230 - OT Modalities II Lecture/Lab

    Credits: 3
    Students learn practical application and active learning from OTA 1220 .  This is a designated service-learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 1220  
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 1240 - Physical Dysfunction II

    Credits: 3
    Students continue the study of additional adult disabilities to learn how effects of dysfunction on occupational habits and occupational roles, apply the Occupational Therapy (OT) process, problem-solve ideas, become introduced to rehabilitation assessment,  treatment techniques, and community resources.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 1250  
    Semester: Spring


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    OTA 1250 - Physical Dysfunction II Lab

    Credits: 3
    Students learn practical application and active learning in lecture content. Designated as a service learning class.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 1240  
    Semester: Spring


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    OTA 1270 - Pediatrics Fieldwork I Experience

    Credits: 2
    This course prepares students for a pediatric off-site experience along with instruction on evidence based treatment. Designated service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 1280 - Pediatric/Adolescence Lecture

    Credits: 3
    Students will study normal human development and common disabilities related to childhood from birth through adolescence. Occupational Therapy (OT) domain and process will include theories for intervention and practice evidence.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 1290  
    Semester: Spring


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    OTA 1290 - Pediatric/Adolescence Lab

    Credits: 3
    Students learn practical application and active learning in lecture content. This is a designated service-learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all first semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 1280  
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 2310 - OT Professional Issues II

    Credits: 2
    Students will study professional behaviors appropriate for placement in FW II sites. Successful work skills, advocating for the Occupational Therapy profession, creative planning and client-centered practice in the community will be explored. Designated service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all second semester courses
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 2320 - OT Modalities III Lecture

    Credits: 2
    Students will learn tool usage and basic craft techniques for therapeutic application, skill development, activity analysis, and group therapy process. Designated as a service-learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all second semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 2330  
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 2330 - Modalities III Lecture/Lab

    Credits: 3
    Students learn practical application and active learning of lecture content. Designated as a service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all second semester courses
    Corequisite: OTA 2320  
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 2340 - Psychosocial Behavior

    Credits: 3
    Students will study psychological dysfunction across the life span, OT interventions through current Occupational Therapy (OT) models of practice/frames of reference, and treatment planning interventions including group dynamics and operations. This is not a designated service learning class but service learning may be incorporated into this class.

    Prerequisite: Complete all second semester courses
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 2350 - Geriatrics

    Credits: 3
    Students will learn about the normal aging process and performance skill deficits common to the aging population, and interventions to bridge the gap between performance and dysfunction. Designated as a service-learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all second semester courses
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 2370 - Psychosocial/Geriatric Fieldwork I Experience

    Credits: 2
    This course prepares students for a geri-psych rehab off-site experience along with instruction on preparation for Fieldwork II’s. Designated service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all second semester courses
    Semester: Fall


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    OTA 2450 - Fieldwork Experience II Part 1

    Credits: 6
    Students will complete a full-time eight week clinical fieldwork experience in a community setting arranged by Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) faculty along with instruction from a course instructor.  Students will practice skills necessary for entry-level performance as an occupational therapy assistant.  Designated service-learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all thirsd semester courses
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    OTA 2460 - Fieldwork Experience II Part 2

    Credits: 6
    Students will complete a full-time eight week clinical fieldwork experience in a community setting arranged by Occupational Therapy Assistant faculty along with instruction from a course instructor.  Students will practice skills necessary for entry-level performance as an occupational therapy assistant.  Designated service learning course.

    Prerequisite: Complete all third semester courses.
    Semester: Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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