Lorain County Community College Catalog

Course Descriptions

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OCTA 102 - ACTIVITY ANALYSIS 2(2)
This course presents the Occupational Therapy (OT) Practice framework which serves as a basis for understanding OT interventions. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Admission into the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. Concurrent: OCTA 111

OCTA 104 - FUNDAMENTALS OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 3(3)
Explores typical childhood development and pediatric health conditions typically seen in Occupational Therapy (OT); and the effects of the interaction of these on the occupation of childhood and adolescence. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102 and recommend OCT 111 Corequisite: OCTA 105 and OCTA 112

OCTA 105 - TECHNIQUES IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 2(3)
This course provides instruction and practice in intervention techniques based in occupational therapy (OT) theory for the developmental disabled population. Special fee will be assessed. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102 and recommend OCTA 111 Corequisite: OCTA 104 and 112

OCTA 107 - FUNDAMENTALS OF PSYCHOSOCIAL DYSFUNCTION 2(2)
This course provides a review of psychosocial/mental health conditions frequently treated; and the theory and interventions used by Occupational Therapy (OT) Assistants. Students will gain an understanding that patients may have dual diagnoses. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102, OCTA 111 and PSYH 151 Corequisite: OCTA 108 and OCTA 110 Concurrernt: PSYH 257

OCTA 108 - TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHOSOCIAL DYSFUNCTION 2(3)
This course focuses on interventions associated with foundations and theories learned in fundamentals course for psychosocial condition. Students will have the opportunity to practice basic assessments and interventions current to occupational therapy (OT) practice. A special fee will be assessed. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102 and OCTA 111 and PSYH 151 Corequisite: OCTA 107, 110 Concurrent: PSYH 257

OCTA 109 - PSYCHOSOCIAL LEVEL I FIELDWORK 2(10)
In traditional and non-traditional OT settings, students will be given the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills being learned concurrently in OT courses and discussion seminar. This course involves 5 hours of seminar plus 105 hours of clinical fieldwork. (c4, In1, In2, In3, In4, In5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102, OCTA 111 and PSYH 151 Corequisite: OCTA 107 and 108 Concurrent: PSYH 257

OCTA 110 - PSYCHOSOCIAL LEVEL I FIELDWORK 1(1)
In traditional and non-traditional Occupational Therapy (OT) settings, students spend 40 hours to observe and interact with clients with psychosocial diagnoses. Class sessions will give time to relate experiences to diagnoses, interventions, and therapeutic use of self.

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102, OCTA 111 and PSYH 151 Corequisite: OCTA 107 and 108 Concurrent: PSYH 257

OCTA 111 - THERAPY CONCEPTS 3(3)
This overview of Occupational Therapy provides an introduction to the basic concepts that are interwoven throughout the program. Course will cover OT¿s role in various treatment settings, reimbursement, and the introduction of frames of reference for practice. Course also provides activities to gain experience and develop skills of interpersonal relationships necessary for therapeutic interactions. Through a series of planned activities and self-assessments, the student will improve in communication in a confident manner.

Prerequisite: Concurrent: OCTA 102

OCTA 112 - PEDIATRIC LEVEL I FIELDWORK 1(1)
In traditional and non-traditional Occupational Therapy (OT) settings, students will be given the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills being learned concurrently in OT courses and discussion seminar. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102 and 111 Corequisite: OCTA 104 and 105

OCTA 120 - NEUROMUSCULAR APPLICATIONS 3(3)
This class will provide the developing occupational therapy (OT) assistant a deeper understanding of learned neurological and kinesiology principles as they relate to patient/client occupational performance and for use as a foundation for intervention. (IN1, IN3, IN4, IN4)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: BIOG 121 Corequisite: BIOG 122

OCTA 121 - OT IN GERIATRICS 1(1)
Issues related to occupational therapy and geriatrics with emphasis on health and wellness, death and dying and dementia.

OCTA 201 - FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTION 3(3)
This course provides a review of physical conditions frequently treated by Occupational Therapy Assistants and the theories related to intervention within the occupational therapy framework. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102 and OCTA 111 Corequisite: OCTA 202 and 207 Concurrent: ALHN 121

OCTA 202 - TECHNIQUES IN PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTION 2(3)
This course focuses on interventions associated with foundations and theories learned in fundamentals course for physical dysfunction. Students will have the opportunity to practice basic assessments and interventions current to occupational therapy (OT) practice. Special fee to be assessed. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA, 102 and OCTA 111 Corequisite: OCTA 201 and OCTA 207 Concurrent: ALHN 121

OCTA 203 - PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTION LEVEL I FIELDWORK 2(10)
In traditional and non-traditional OT settings, students will be given the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills being learned concurrently in OT courses and discussion seminar. This course involves 5 hours of seminar plus 105 hours of clinical fieldwork. (c4, in1, In2, in3, In4, In5)

Prerequisite: Prerequiste: OCTA 102 and OCTA 111 Corequisite: OCTA 201 and 202 Concurrent: ALHN 121

OCTA 204 - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ISSUES 3(3)
This blended course integrates the learning and experiences of the OTA curriculum through directed reading and discussions. Course also explores OT (Occupational Therapy) management functions including operations, program evaluation, and ongoing professional learning. Course includes student development of job finding skills. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102, OCTA 110, OCTA 112 and OCTA 207

OCTA 205 - LEVEL II FIELDWORK 6(42)
These final fieldwork assignments will be provided under the supervision of licensed OT practitioners and in preparation for entry-level practice. Students will be assigned to two 8-week full-time clinical fieldwork placements in order to apply principles and techniques acquired in previous courses. (IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: OCTA 102, 110, 112, 207

OCTA 206 - ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY 2(2)
This class explores access, implementation, and funding of adaptive sensory, physical, cognitive, virtual, mobility, transportation, environmental, communication, and daily living supports current in occupational therapy (OT) intervention.

Prerequisite: OCTA 104 and OCTA 201

OCTA 207 - PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTION LEVEL I FIELDWORK 1(1)
Students participate in 40 hour observational and interactive experience in Occupational Therapy (OT) physical dysfunction setting. Experiences and observations shared with the class to further understanding and development of theory and skill base.

Prerequisite: Prerequiste: OCTA 102 and OCTA 111 Corequisite: OCTA 201 and 202 Concurrent: ALHN 121