Occupational Therapy with the Geriatric Population   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

OTH 2602 - Occupational Therapy with the Geriatric Population


This course will address the aging process with the older adult and geriatric population and its impact on areas of occupation including work, leisure, and social participation. Topics will include: the aging process; medical conditions; client advocacy; trends related to interventions and aging theories; and the influence of lifestyle on health and wellness. Intervention strategies for the elderly who may face a variety of challenges due to aging or disability with a focus on community living will be addressed.
Prerequisites: OTH 1001, DEP 2004 and OTH 2420C.
Corequisites: OTH 2165.

Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:2. 
Contact Hours: 2.