Courses

Occupational Therapy

  • SHRS-T 525 Reflective Seminar I (1 cr.) Course will facilitate the synthesis of research, reflect the curriculum themes and outcomes, and support the plan of scholarly contribution.
  • SHRS-T 542 Occupations of Infants and Children (5 cr.) Course will focus on the development, support, and disruption of performance in areas of occupation of infants and children utilizing the occupational therapy process to evaluate and intervene. Laboratory and fieldwork components will emphasize individual engagement in occupations within various social and cultural contexts.
  • SHRS-T 552 Occupations of Adolescents and Young Adults (5 cr.) Course will focus on the development, wellness, and disruption of performance in areas of occupation of adolescents and young adults utilizing the occupational therapy process to evaluate and intervene. Laboratory and fieldwork components will emphasize individual engagement in occupations within various social and cultural contexts.
  • SHRS-T 553 Topics in Occupational Therapy (1-5 cr.)
  • SHRS-T 557 Group Process in Occupational Therapy (2 cr.) Principles and concepts of group process related to occupational therapy practice.
  • SHRS-T 558 Occupational Therapy Management in Today‚Äôs Health and Community Systems (3 cr.) A study of the occupational therapist’s role in the management of service delivery in both health and community systems. Managed care, managerial functions, professionalism, ethics, and various laws are emphasized.
  • SHRS-T 560 Introduction to Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (3 cr.) Examination of the use of occupation as a therapeutic tool through the study of occupation, occupational science, activity analysis, and therapeutic use of self.
  • SHRS-T 561 Theoretical Foundations of Occupational Therapy (3 cr.) Conceptualization and synthesis of existing models, frames of reference, paradigms, and theories of occupational therapy for practice.
  • SHRS-T 567 Research and Occupational Therapy (3 cr.) Course is designed to prepare the student to participate in research, emphasizing the use of technology.
  • SHRS-T 568 Evidence-Based Research in Occupational Therapy (3 cr.) Prepares the student to evaluate occupational therapy practice and assure that it is increasingly evidence-based by examining the design and implementation of beginning-level research studies, developing the basic skills necessary for the publication and presentation of research projects, and developing a basic understanding of the process of securing grants.
  • SHRS-T 571 Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapist (3 cr.) Course introduces the occupational therapy graduate student to the principles of human movement including biomechanical analysis, joint structure and function, muscle physiology, and musculoskeletal function for occupational performance.
  • SHRS-T 572 Pathophysiology: Impact of Conditions on Occupations (3 cr.) Identification and study of major medical and psychiatric conditions including clinical description, etiology and pathology, medical/surgical treatment, rehabilitation, and prognosis. Treatment team approach and legal issues will be presented. Labs will emphasize occupational impact of medical/psychiatric conditions.
  • SHRS-T 575 Applied Neuroscience for the Occupational Therapist (4 cr.) Course will build upon the student’s understanding of anatomy. Using the resources of the course, students will master the vocabulary, comprehend foundational concepts, and apply this information through case studies.
  • SHRS-T 580 Graduate Electives (3 cr.) One graduate elective is required. OT students who choose to do a thesis are not required to take an elective. Students will be encouraged to take an elective that complements their area of interest. During the second semester of their second year, an additional elective could be taken, after planning with their faculty advisor.
  • SHRS-T 625 Reflective Seminar II (1 cr.) Course will facilitate the synthesis of research, reflect the curriculum themes and outcomes, and continue to support the plan of scholarly contribution.
  • SHRS-T 643 Occupations of Adults and Older Adults (5 cr.) Course will focus on the disruption of performance in areas of occupation of adults and older adults utilizing the occupational therapy process to evaluate and intervene. Laboratory and fieldwork components will emphasize individual engagement in occupations within various social and cultural contexts.
  • SHRS-T 655 Technologies in Occupational Therapy (3 cr.) This lecture and laboratory course introduces the concepts of positioning, environmental adaptations, orthotics, prosthetics, computer uses and technologies, assistive devices, and adaptive equipment. Low technology will be the focus; some expansion to high technology will also be discussed.
  • SHRS-T 657 Psychosocial Dimensions of Therapeutic Relationships and Occupations (2 cr.) Understanding and application of therapeutic use of selfin establishing and maintaining client therapist in using a helping model and therapeutic dialogue.
  • SHRS-T 658 Professional Trends and Issues in Occupational Therapy (2 cr.) P: W510. Course involves student research, discussion and demon-stration of knowledge, emphasizing reimbursement, system delivery, service models, clinical education, credentialing, and other current issues in OT. Several class topics will be students’ choice.
  • SHRS-T 662 Occupations of Adults and Older Adults (5 cr.) This course will focus on the disruption of performance in areas of occupation of adults and older adults utilizing the occupational therapy process to evaluate and intervene. Laboratory and fieldwork components will emphasize individual engagement in occupations within various social and cultural contexts.
  • SHRS-T 667 Nonthesis OT Project (3 cr.) Course prepares the student to design and implement a beginning research study.
  • SHRS-T 668 Nonthesis OT Project Completion (2 cr.) Course is designed to allow the student to complete the research study project.
  • SHRS-T 695 Fieldwork Level II-A: Infants & Children (5 cr.) P: successful completion of Semesters I and II professional courses. An eight-week fieldwork experience in an infant and child area of practice with pediatric occupational therapy services.
  • SHRS-T 696 Fieldwork Level II-B: Adolescents & Young Adults (5 cr.) P: successful completion of Semesters I and II professional courses. An eight-week fieldwork experience in an adolescent and young adult area of practice with occupational therapy services.
  • SHRS-T 697 Fieldwork Level II-C: Adults & Older Adults (5 cr.) P: successful completion of Semesters I, II, III, and IV professional courses. An eight-week fieldwork experience in an adult and older adult area of practice with occupational therapy services.
  • SHRS-T 698 Fieldwork Level II-D: Specialty (optional) (3-5 cr.) P: successful completion of T695, T696, and T697. Four- to eight-week optional experience providing OT students an opportunity to select a specialized practice area.
  • SHRS-T 701 OT Thesis (6 cr.) Proposal development leading to thesis as directed by the chair of the thesis committee.
  • SHRS-T 702 OT Thesis Completion (2 cr.) Research leading to thesis as directed by the chair of the thesis committee.