Professional Behaviors for the OTA (OTA205)


Course Memo

This course builds upon and expands the knowledge gained from prior OTA Level I Fieldwork, clinical, and lab classes. Emphasis will be placed on enhancing professional behaviors such as collaboration, observation, critical thinking, the therapeutic use of self, professional identity, and social and cultural competence. Learning experiences are designed to develop effective communication skills with interviewing and portfolio construction, as well as foster personal and professional self-awareness to facilitate growth as a healthcare practitioner. Students will apply Occupational Therapy theory and professional skills in their 15-hour direct service-learning experience in a community or camp setting. Pre-requisites and Co-requisites: OTA 200, OTA 210, OTA 220. Credit: 1 hour. This course is offered in a hybrid format.