OTA Principles and Practice 1 (OPTA 1218)

This course introduces students to the basic concepts and principles of occupational therapy practice with a focus on concepts of occupation, task analysis and task adaptations. Strategies for creating an appropriate environment for the therapy process along with basic skills for choosing, using and grading activities as treatment modalities are practised. Students also learn the basic components and the use of manual wheelchairs.

This course is part of the full-time Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistant (Rehab Assistant) Program.
Course code: OPTA 1218
Credits: 2.5
Length: 75.0 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/vccphp/courseoutline?subject=OPTA&number=1218


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