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  Sep 23, 2023
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OTH 2165C - Adaptive Living Skills

This course is designed to enhance problem-solving skills as students examine and apply advanced activity analysis skills to adapt daily activities to meet the needs of the client. Students will consider diversity of the individual, culture and community values with design and selection of activities. Incorporating prior study of performance skills, context, and activity demands, the students will adapt and grade activities to enhance quality of life. Selection of adaptive devices, assistive technology, and development of compensatory strategies are addressed. The role of the occupational therapy assistant in emerging practice areas to promote safety, health and wellness and occupational performance is explored. These emerging practice areas include: ergonomics/universal design, driver rehabilitation and community mobility, bariatric factors, chronic health conditions, virtual environments/telehealth, primary care, sexuality and sexual participation, work and industry and community health settings.

Prerequisites: OTH 2420C
Corequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
Conditions: Must be accepted into the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

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