Course Information

 

for Occupational Therapy Department


Matthew 25: A (OCTH110)

Credits:1

This is the first of two interactive courses designed to allow students to contribute to mission-based clinical care. Following the lessons from Matthew 25:40 (“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”) students will interact with patients and families at a free OT clinic, with clients living in poverty, and while rounding with hospital based chaplains.

Introduction to Occupational Therapy (OCTH111)

Credits:3

This course introduces the student to the profession of Occupational Therapy (OT), including its definition, history, philosophy, and theories upon which the practice of occupational therapy is built. The practice of OT is fully explored, including the process of therapeutic intervention in multiple settings. The student is also introduced to basic OT skills, including patient interaction, observation, activity analysis, body mechanics, transfer skills, creative problem-solving, documentation, and clinical reasoning skills. Two credit hours of lecture; two credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course.

Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology (OCTH112)

Credits:3

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles of biomechanics and kinesiology as they pertain to human movement. The student will learn to identify anatomical landmarks through palpation skills, perform manual muscle testing and goniometry, and be introduced to principles of exercise. Particular emphasis will be placed on movement of the upper extremity, especially as it occurs while engaged in activities of daily living. Two hours lecture; four hours lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).

Matthew 25: B (OCTH115)

Credits:1

This is the second of two interactive courses designed to allow students to contribute to mission-based clinical care. Following the lessons from Matthew 25:40 (“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”) students will interact with patients and families at a free OT clinic, with clients living in poverty, and while rounding with hospital based chaplains.

Psychosocial Issues in Occupational Therapy (OCTH121)

Credits:4

This course provides a perspective of psychosocial issues across the human life span. It provides the student with the basic knowledge regarding the role of occupational therapy in a psychosocial setting; etiology, clinical features, and prognosis of mental health diagnoses; historical and current OT theories; and documentation. The course will provide the OTA student with the opportunity to practice clinical skills and conduct groups for a variety of persons with psychosocial dysfunctions. An emphasis will be placed upon the importance of incorporating the psychosocial components of evaluation and treatment in all clinical settings. Two credit hours of lecture; four credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).

Psychosocial Occupational Therapy Practicum (OCTH122)

Credits:1

This course is a Level I fieldwork experience and is designed to enrich OCTH 121 by providing an opportunity for the student to have clinical experience under the supervision of occupational therapists or other professionals in a mental health setting. The student will gain experience in patient contact, professionalism, observation and reporting skills, and in individual and group client treatment. Some sessions will be held on campus for the purposes of planning/organizing activities and sharing of experiences. Five four-credit hours of clinical.

Therapeutic Media and Technology (OCTH131)

Credits:2

This course provides the student exposure to technologies available to the patient population through the life span. Students will gain an understanding of therapeutic media available to all ages and populations. The class encourages hands-on experiences with media in order for the student to experience a variety of media while simulating a patient's experience with therapeutic intervention.

Directed Study in OTA (OCTH159)

Credits:1

Provides the student opportunity for individual or group study of a particular area (fieldwork or academic). Permission of the department chair is required for admission.

Directed Study in OTA (OCTH159(3))

Credits:3

Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics (OCTH211)

Credits:4

This course introduces the student to aging and its effects on the human body and spirit. Multiple geriatric treatment settings where occupational therapy assistants work are discussed, along with related ethical, documentation, and legal issues. Students will identify common diseases in the elderly population, apply principles of evaluation and treatment techniques, and identify methods to promote health, function, and quality of life in the geriatric population. Also included are the concepts of cultural diversity in the aging population and working with families and caregivers. Two credit hours of lecture; four credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communications Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).

Geriatric Occupational Therapy Practice (OCTH212)

Credits:1

This course is a Level I fieldwork experience and is designed to enrich OCTH 211 by providing the student with an opportunity to gain clinical experience in a geriatric setting under the supervision of a certified OT practitioner or other qualified professional. The focus of the learning experience includes observation, written and verbal communication, professional behavior, and group and individual participation with the elderly. Students will demonstrate skills in the use of selected evaluation and treatment procedures; gather and organize data; and build on their interpersonal skills to foster professional behavior with patients, clients, and staff. Four credit hours clinical.

Occupational Therapy in Physical Dysfunction (OCTH213)

Credits:4

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the occupational therapy process in physical disabilities resulting from illness, disabling conditions, or injury. Also covered are the history and theory of OT in a physical disabilities setting; the psychosocial aspects of physical disability; and documentation, reimbursement, and management of OT services in a variety of physical dysfunction treatment settings. Students are provided with extensive hands-on labs to experience and gain competency in a variety of evaluation and treatment techniques. Two credit hours of lecture; four credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).

Physical Dysfunction Occupational Therapy Practicum (OCTH214)

Credits:1

This course provides a Level I fieldwork experience, and is designed to enrich OCTH 213 by providing an opportunity for the student to have clinical experience under the supervision of OT practitioners or other qualified professionals in a physical dysfunction setting. The student will gain experience in patient contact, professionalism, observation, reporting skills, and assisting with selected evaluation and treatment techniques. Some sessions will be held on campus for the purposes of planning/organizing activities and sharing experiences. Four credit hours of clinical.

Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics (OCTH221)

Credits:4

This course introduces students to entry-level pediatric occupational therapy skills. Teaching methods will include lecture and lab experiences which will emphasize critical thinking, adaptation, and hands-on learning. The course will address typical and atypical child development, common pediatric diagnoses (which may benefit from occupational therapy services), as well as the role of occupational therapy in a variety of pediatric settings. The primary focus of this course will be for students to acquire adequate occupational therapy treatment techniques necessary for service provision to children, premature through adolescence. Students will be encouraged to understand their personal and professional abilities within the pediatric arena. Course content will also include the following: appropriate communication skills with children, family, staff, and community members; cultural and ethical awareness; reimbursement issues unique to pediatrics; and legal aspects which affect children's services. Two credit hours of lecture; four credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practicum (OCTH222)

Credits:1

This course is a Level I fieldwork experience, and is designed to enrich OCTH 221 by providing an opportunity for the student to have clinical experience under the supervision of occupational therapy practitioners or other qualified professionals in a pediatric setting. The student will gain experience in patient contact, professionalism, observation and reporting skills, and assisting with selected pediatric evaluation and treatment techniques. Some sessions will also be held on campus for the purposes of planning/organizing activities and sharing experiences. Four credit hours of clinical.

Professional Issues in Occupational Therapy (OCTH223)

Credits:3

This course begins preparation of the student for transition from the role of a student to the role of a professional. The student is prepared for Level II Fieldwork experience by reinforcing his or her knowledge of components of the occupational therapy process, using individual and group problem-solving tasks related to both clinical and ethical problems. Case studies will provide an opportunity for the student to further refine his or her clinical reasoning skills. The student learns the skills necessary to assist in the establishment and maintenance of an occupational therapy clinic, to participate in OT research and quality assurance/improvement, to become an advocate for the profession, and to become a lifelong learner. Two credit hours of lecture; two credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).

Supervised Clinical Practice I (OCTH231)

Credits:4

This course provides an opportunity for each student to experience the role of an occupational therapy assistant under the supervision of a certified occupational therapy practitioner. This Level II Fieldwork experience provides students with real-life situations in which they can continue to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom, develop clinical reasoning skills, and build on their interpersonal skills to foster professional working relationships with clients and staff. The course must be completed within 18 months following completion of academic preparation. Forty clinical hours/week for eight weeks.

Supervised Clinical Practice II (OCTH232)

Credits:4

This course provides an opportunity for each student to experience the role of an occupational therapy assistant under the supervision of a certified occupational therapy practitioner in a clinical setting that differs from OCTH 231. This Level II Fieldwork experience provides students with real-life situations in which they can continue to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom, develop clinical reasoning skills, and build on their interpersonal skills to foster professional working relationships with clients and staff. The course must be completed within 18 months following completion of academic preparation. Forty clinical hours/week for eight weeks.

Seminar for Clinical Practice (OCTH233)

Credits:1

This course focuses on preparation and application for the certification exam and professional employment skills, including résumé writing, job interviewing skills, and job applications. Time is also allowed for sharing of individual experiences in Level II fieldwork. This is a blended course which meets on campus and online.

Exceptional People (OCTH314)

Credits:3

The course provides an opportunity for moral development as it aims to increase diversity awareness and appreciation of other people. It has a unique style of instruction with a common thread linking it to the mission of Florida Hospital; to extend the healing ministry of Christ. A part of this ministry involves a personal comfort level and ability to interact with all members of our society; those with and without physical and mental challenges. Students will gain an understanding of the context and culture of persons with disabilities through hands on interaction with a variety of exceptional populations. Students will also gain experience through activities that simulate the human condition related to physical disabilities.

Matthew 25 (OCTH508)

Credits:1

This is a service learning course enabling students to contribute to mission-based clinical care. Students will participate in the University Hope Clinic under the direction of faculty clinicians offering healthcare as a ministry. Students are assessed on professionalism and participation in occupation-based client care (Fall).

Occupational Therapy: Foundations of the Profession (OCTH510)

Credits:3

This course is an exploration of occupational therapy theories and frames of reference, including the profession's history, tenets, and professional roles for varied practice settings. Experiences address regional and global healthcare needs and the application of critical reasoning for offering evidence-based client and family-centered care for diverse populations.

Research and Evidenced-Based Practice (OCTH512)

Credits:3

This course is designed to give students an overview of quantitative and qualitative research processes. Students explore principles of research design, measurement, data collection, sampling, and data analysis through critical examination of published studies. Principles of evidence-based practice are incorporated in order to assess the state of the science and direct decision-making in specialty healthcare practice.

Occupation: An Essential for Life (OCTH516)

Credits:2

This course offers in-depth exploration and synthesis of human occupation. Emphasis is placed on students understanding the complex and highly interactive components of how, why, and when people engage occupation.

Applied Kinesiology (OCTH520)

Credits:3

This course includes a comprehensive study of movement. An application of the biomechanical frame of reference to evaluate force, torque, range of motion, strength, endurance, sensation, and edema is included. Laboratory experiences include the analysis of movements and performances of functional tasks/occupations.

Wellness Across the Lifespan (OCTH525)

Credits:2

Exploration of health and wellness in occupational therapy practice, focusing on needs of individuals and community. Emphasis is placed on increasing students’ understanding and appreciation of occupational therapy’s role in improving patient and society health and wellness. In addition, students will participate in a personal journey of health and wellness during the trimester utilizing on the CREATION Health model.

Fieldwork IA-Introduction (OCTH527)

Credits:1

This course includes a practice rotation (fieldwork) to provide the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills, and values learned in the first graduate occupational therapy semester. The course examines various healthcare disciplines and roles within the practice settings. Experiences include working with clients and their families to determine appropriate needs, assessments, and goals, and to identify evidenced-based interventions that will effectively address those needs. Healthcare documentation is also included. The experience includes analyses and application of OT models of practice, standards of practice, and ethics.

Matthew 25 (OCTH528)

Credits:1

This is a service learning course enabling students to contribute to mission-based clinical care. Students will participate in the University Hope Clinic under the direction of faculty clinicians offering healthcare as a ministry. Students are assessed on professionalism and participation in occupation-based client care.

Mental Health Practice (OCTH530)

Credits:3

This course includes critical reasoning for assessments and interventions for clients' mental health needs. The course explores the use of individual and group interventions and examines current evidence for mental healthcare within community and healthcare settings. The occupational impact of mental illness for the individual, various cultures, and society is analyzed. Didactic and laboratory experiences are included for needed leadership and management of complex behaviors.

Neuroscience Applications for OT (OCTH535)

Credits:3

This course analyzes current neuroscience evidence and the implications for occupational therapy assessment and intervention. Classroom and laboratory experiences critically examine principles of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurosensory systems, neurobehaviors, cognition, and motor control. Application of current models for neuro-rehabilitation are included.

Applied Clinical Skills (OCTH540)

Credits:3

Using current evidence, the course examines and teaches basic clinical skills necessary to promote optimum occupational performance. Case-based scenarios and practical application are used to enhance student understanding and integration of knowledge and techniques through critical reasoning.

Fieldwork IB-Mental Health (OCTH547)

Credits:1

This course focuses on practice experiences including the application of the knowledge, skills, and values learned in the second semester, including mental health services, cognition, behavioral management principles, group programming, and leadership.

Matthew 25 (OCTH558)

Credits:1

This is a service learning course enabling students to contribute to mission-based clinical care. Students will participate in the University Hope Clinic under the direction of faculty clinicians offering healthcare as a ministry. Students are assessed on professionalism and participation in occupation-based client care.

Community Outreach (OCTH560)

Credits:3

This course addresses program development and applies occupational therapy services within the community and emerging practice settings. Content includes developing needs assessments, designing programs, identifying potential funding services, and establishing benchmarks. The designed program will be implemented with follow-up program evaluation. Experiential learning experiences will take place within communities and/or contemporary practice settings.

Assistive Technologies (OCTH565)

Credits:3

This course includes the design and use of assistive technologies, adaptations, and environmental modifications to enhance performance, safety, and independence. Learning experiences include the client and family in the assessment, design, selection, and use of technologies, adaptations, and modifications. Content includes fabrication of technologies and adaptations. Communities and practice settings are analyzed for accessibility, needed modifications, and compliance to legal requirements.

Geriatric Practice (OCTH570)

Credits:3

This course is a critical examination of current evidence regarding healthcare needs and interventions for the elder population. The course explores a continuum of care model for effective services for the older adult population. Services include promotion of wellness and illness models of intervention, leisure adaptations, and neurocognition. Experiences include implementing wellness programs and OT's services in adult day care centers, assistive living, long-term care, home health, hospice, and community-based programs. Liability, reimbursement, advocacy, and ethics issues are included.

Research II - Research Design (OCTH575)

Credits:2

This course includes advanced exploration of a research topic or capstone project. Learning experiences include a critical review of research methods, instrumentation, and study designs appropriate for the selected capstone. Critical examination of qualitative and quantitative designs and methods of analyses and their application in healthcare studies are included. Working with a research mentor, the students choose a research/capstone project and related design.

Fieldwork IC- Older Adult (OCTH577)

Credits:1

This course applies the knowledge, skills, and values taught within the third semester course in an assigned setting that addresses the needs of older adults. Students are to identify client needs, select the appropriate assessments, and establish client-centered goals and interventions. The role of the OT and other healthcare providers is analyzed. Guidelines for documentation, reimbursement, ethics, and liability issues are included. Students will build on their interpersonal skills to foster professional behavior in the clinical setting.

Pediatric Practice (OCTH610)

Credits:3

This course includes experiences to determine the needs of children and adolescents utilizing evidence-based assessment and intervention methods. Learning experiences include the application of critical reasoning within a variety of settings. Experiences synthesize the roles of an occupational therapist and other healthcare providers, as well as integration of professional standards of practice, ethics, advocacy, outcome assessments, liability, documentation, and reimbursement of services. Experiences critically analyze the influence of culture and spirituality in the provision of care.

Physical Disabilities Practice (OCTH615)

Credits:3

This course addresses working with adult clients and their families to collaboratively determine the needs, evidence-based assessments, and interventions to address impairments, injuries, or illnesses. Experiences include models of practice addressing orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular/pulmonary, and general healthcare needs. The roles of an occupational therapist and other healthcare providers, as well as professional standards of practice, ethics, advocacy, outcomes assessment, liability, documentation, and reimbursement of services are synthesized. The influence of culture and spirituality in the provision of the most appropriate care is analyzed.

Physical Agent Modalities and Orthoses (OCTH620)

Credits:3

This course includes the application of adjunctive methods to enhance a client's occupational performance. Case-based application of physical agent modalities is evaluated, including contraindications and safety. The design, fabrication, and care of orthoses are explored in context. Client- and family-education in the care and usage of orthoses and prostheses is included. Professional roles, documentation, reimbursement, safety, and liability are also investigated.

Applied Research III - Data Compilation & Analysis (OCTH625)

Credits:2

This course advances the development and completion of the assigned research/capstone project. Data collection and analysis will be advanced under the direction of the graduate research mentor.

Fieldwork I D - Adults (OCTH627)

Credits:1

This course focuses on fieldwork experience, including adult practice fieldwork experiences, allowing learners to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize the information learned in the fourth trimester. Students are to identify client needs, select the appropriate assessments, and establish client-centered goals and interventions. The roles of OT and other health providers are analyzed. Documentation, reimbursement, ethics, and liability are critically examined. Included is the application of the knowledge, skills, and values learned in the fourth trimester graduate occupational therapy didactic coursework.

Speciality Practice Areas (OCTH631)

Credits:3

This course includes professional development in the knowledge, values, and skills for specialty areas of treatment, including upper extremity and hand rehabilitation, low vision, ergonomics and work roles, dysphagia, driving rehabilitation, lymphedema, sensory integration, and vestibular rehabilitation. Exploration of the provision of these services and the role of the OT in private, community, industrial, and physician practice settings are included. Service provider, consultant, and program designer roles are explored.

OT Leadership (OCTH641)

Credits:3

This course includes applied advocacy, management, supervision, and leadership projects. Development of a professional practice, that includes a mission, a vision, strategic and business plans, policies and procedures, job descriptions, performance benchmarks, and appraisal methods, is covered. Also included are related interviews, supervision, and leadership models. Trends in healthcare systems, management principles, promotion and marketing, liability, consultation, advocacy, and consulting roles are explored. Development of advancement plans, including goals for advanced practice certifications and fieldwork supervision, are included.

Culminating Assessment and Treatment (OCTH650)

Credits:3

This culminating course brings together material from previous trimesters. Using didactic and applied teaching methods, individuals and small groups will evaluation and treat case scenarios representing clients from across life, socioeconomic, and health spectrums. The course goal is to provide an applied comprehensive approach to verify or develop clinical thinking skills for the evaluation and treatment of the complex occupational needs of medically and mentally compromised client cases.

Fieldwork IE: Pediatrics & School System (OCTH667)

Credits:1

This course focuses on fieldwork experience that includes pediatric practice experiences in healthcare settings. Experiences include analyses, evaluation, and synthesizing the OT process for children and adolescents. Students are to identify client needs, select assessments, and establish client-centered goals and interventions. The roles of OT and other health providers are analyzed. Guidelines for documentation, reimbursement, ethics, and liability issues are included. Evidence-based service delivery that is client- and family-centered and culturally and spiritually appropriate is developed.

Professional Seminar (OCTH670)

Credits:1

This course uses critical analyses of professional entry competencies for the occupational therapists, including certification and licensure responsibilities. A tripartite programmatic review is conducted. Experiences focus on critical appraisal of components of a program evaluation, including educational, employment, certification results, fieldwork, research/scholarship success, and service/community outreach outcomes. Evaluation data will be critically examined with developed improvement plans captured in a strategic planning process.

Fieldwork IIA (OCTH677)

Credits:6

This course, the Level II Fieldwork experience, is provided to strengthen the didactic learning experiences of the curriculum. The student's professional service delivery of client services under supervision is evaluated. Experiences are selected for the quality and compatibility with the institution's curriculum design. Application of the didactic and Level I fieldwork knowledge, skills, and values are enhanced with client-centered services, including professional mentorship and role modeling.

Research IV - Dissemination (OCTH680)

Credits:1

This course is a culminating research experience that includes the delivery of a professional presentation of a defense of the research/capstone project results and implications for OT practice.

Fieldwork IIB (OCTH687)

Credits:6

This course, the Level II Fieldwork experience, is provided to strengthen the didactic learning experiences of the curriculum. Students' professional service delivery of client services under supervision is evaluated. Experiences are selected for the quality and compatibility with the institution's curriculum design. Application of the didactic and Level I fieldwork knowledge, skills, and values is enhanced with client-centered services, including professional mentorship and role modeling.

Introduction to Conductive Education (OTCE310)

Credits:1

This course is designed to introduce students to the model of Conductive Education. The primary focus will be for students to acquire basic understanding of the principals of CE. Course content will include: role of the Conductor, the structure and dynamics of the CE group, rhythmical intention, task series, the daily program, and manual facilitation. Teaching methods will include lecture, online, and classroom experiences which will emphasize critical thinking, adaptation, and observation. The course will also address signs and symptoms of neurological disorders.

Childhood Motor Disorders (OTCE320)

Credits:3

This course is designed to introduce the learner to the issues faced by children and family members regarding childhood motor disorders. The course will review basic pathologies of these disorders, common treatment interventions, signs and symptoms, and sociocultural impact. Participants will become familiar with the motor, cognitive, social, emotional, educational, and behavioral manifestations of motor disorders while learning to appreciate the individual presentation of each child.

Instructional Strategies (OTCE330)

Credits:3

This course is designed to prepare the learner teaching strategies of the K-12 student. Course focus will address how the instructor prepares to teach. This will include the classroom environment, cultural competence in the classroom, planning and assessing learning, and evaluating child development. An overview of lesson planning, syllabus creation, and teaching philosophies will be covered.

Evaluating and Goal Setting in Education (OTCE340)

Credits:3

This course is designed to explore the significance of evaluation and goal setting within the educational context. Some areas to be examined include formative and summative assessment, goal setting that are positive, precise, and manageable; self-efficacy, the role of personal beliefs and motivation.

Clinical Strategies for Conductive Education (OTCE350)

Credits:5

This course will provide information how the motor dysfunctions and specific symptom characteristics of Cerebral Palsy are enhanced by conductive education. The course will address how the central nervous damage effects the whole person and students will gain understanding of the meaning of the “Holistic Approach” in conductive education.

Practicum I (OTCE360)

Credits:1

This practicum will prepare the student to work in various age groups of conductive education programs through observation and direct service with clients. Students will be required to participate in client care at an approved conductive education center in order to complete problem based assignment.

Classroom Management (OTCE390)

Credits:3

The course is designed to address classroom and behavioral management of the K-12 student. Management strategies will enable the learner to better organize time, supplies, and the environment to provide for an optimal learning situation. The course will address practices for individual, small group, and class size interactions that meet the needs of the student, especially those with special learning needs. Teaching relationships will be explored that address inter-professional communication, parent collaboration, and state laws related to teacher-student discipline.

Special Education (OTCE410)

Credits:3

This course is designed to provide an overview of the field of special education. This overview will include the legal, policy, historical, philosophical foundations for the field as well as a review of current research.

Childhood Motor Disorder Treatment (OTCE420)

Credits:2

This course is designed to introduce the learner to the common treatment strategies currently used for children with motor disorders. The course will review the medical, surgical, therapeutic, social, emotional, and community services utilized by this population. Students will be introduced to common tools used such as augmentative communication devices, durable medical equipment, in home medical items, and dietary tools.

Educational Process in Conductive Education (OTCE430)

Credits:4

The primary focus of this course will be the educational strategies that facilitate cognitive and motor learning in the conductive education program. The course will address the foundations in conductive education related to the history and theory of education, the theory of play, differentiation in the classroom and motivation. Teaching methods will include observation, group discussion, online and classroom experiences.

Practicum II (OTCE440)

Credits:1

This practicum requires the student to work alongside conductive education practitioners on individual case study work with a specified age group at a conductive education programs. Course participants will be required to lead a specific task series under the direction of the conductor-teacher.

Adult Motor Disorders and Treatment (OTCE450)

Credits:3

Student Teaching I (OTCE460)

Credits:5

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the conductive education teacher, the student will develop client goals, complex programs, daily routines, and relevant group environments. During the course, the participant will have the opportunity to lead various aspects of the program and plan weekly educational theme related activities.

Conductive Education Program Planning (OTCE470)

Credits:3

The course will educate students in current evaluation and assessment protocols in conductive education that translate into complex program planning. The course will address the building of the complex program, which integrates fine motor, gross motor, communication, cognitive, and personal-social components. Aspects of goal development, tracking, and group planning will be addressed.

Student Teaching II (OTCE480)

Credits:5

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the conductor-teacher, the course participant will lead the specified group daily programming to include complex program delivery, goal tracking, the design of the group environment and daily routine. At the end of the course, the participant will have 480 hours of direct teaching experience.

Conductive Education Across the Ages (OTCE490)

Credits:3

The emphasis of this course is to prepare participants to deliver conductive education programming in different age groups. This course is designed to address age specific characteristics and interventions for the following populations: early childhood, Kindergarten age, school age, adolescence, and adulthood.