Oct 20, 2020  
Catalog 2018-19 
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OCTA 226 - Physical Dysfunction I

3 Credit(s).

Instructs students regarding theory and application of occupational therapy in the treatment of individuals with musculoskeletal, medical, orthopedic, and spinal cord injuries. Students learn treatment techniques, physical agent modalities and splinting commonly used with these diagnostic groups. Students are introduced to the construction of low technology devices specific to patients with spinal cord injuries. Students develop a working understanding of medical terminology, abbreviations, and symbols used in medical documentation. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, and 24 hours Level I fieldwork. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite(s): OCTA 201  and OCTA 206  with a grade of “C” or higher in each course
Lab Fee: $275.00

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