OTH 618: Evaluation and Intervention: Adult Physical Rehabilitation II with Lab

This course is the second part of a two-semester course addressing the assessment and intervention methods for adults in various physical rehabilitation settings. Topics include the impact of chronic illness as it relates to occupational performance, discussion of the varied physical rehabilitation treatment settings, and the role of the OTA and other specialists within the varied settings.  Clinical topics include cardiopulmonary conditions, spinal cord injury, amputations, burns, dementia, vision, cognition, oncology, speech and dysphagia, pain, trauma and infection.  The laboratory course includes experiences in demonstrating use of appropriate assessment tools, safe patient handling techniques for occupational therapy treatment, and practice of clinical reasoning skills.