2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OTA 130 - Assessment Skills

Class Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: OTA 110 
Local Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

This course provides training in appropriate and accurate assessment skills related to sensation, movement, vision, perception, cognition, emotions, and performance of basic activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living. Topics include physical and psychosocial factors affecting performance; and sensory, range of motion, strength, coordination, cognitive, visual-perceptual, self-care, and work-related assessments. Upon completion, students should be able to gather and share data for the purpose of screening and evaluation, administer selected assessments using appropriate procedures and protocols, and articulate the role of the occupational therapy assistant and occupational therapist in the screening and evaluation process.

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