Neurological Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

OTH 2432 - Neurological Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy

This course is designed to further enhance the understanding of the occupational therapy process with the study of evaluation, interventions and outcomes of clients diagnosed with neurological conditions. Study of specific neurological conditions includes etiology, symptoms, prognosis, medical management and the impact of the condition on occupational performance. Synthesis of treatment planning and goal-directed occupation-based intervention for the client will allow for continued formation of clinical reasoning and problem solving. Application of theory to treatment interventions to promote engagement in occupations is emphasized. Additional topics include overview of assessments including cognitive/ perceptual, cognitive retraining, appropriate preparatory methods, and assistive and computer technology.
Prerequisites: OTH 1001 and OTH 2420C.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.