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.Prerequisite: OPTA 1114 Rehabilitation Skills
This course is part of the full-time Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistant (Rehab Assistant) Program.
Course code: OPTA 1218
Length: 75 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.