The course focuses on evidence-based practice information for the selection of assessments and interventions offered for the adult population. The course addresses participation, rehabilitation, and disability. Interventions that promote optimal occupation and participation are a key focus for the OT planning process. Client involvement in assessment, goals, intervention plans, and discharge planning processes are emphasized. Learners will use critical reasoning to solve client presented scenarios and develop habits, values, and roles to promote life-long learning. Learners will also assess the influence of culture for access to care and establishing goals and plans that meet the requirements of client-centered care. Outcome assessments to determine the effectiveness of offered services are included. OT role with the OTA and OT health team members are critically examined. Special knowledge and skills for practice in rural contexts is addressed.
OT 630: OT PRACTICE WITH ADULT POPULATIONS