This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to implement basic biomechanical and compensatory strategies as prescribed by occupational therapists. The course focuses on developing skills on seating device maintenance and aids as well as fabricating assistive devices. Students also develop the skills necessary to assist therapists in fabricating splints. Prerequisite: OPTA 1208 OTA Principles and Practice 1
This course is part of the full-time Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistant (Rehab Assistant) Program.
Course code: OPTA 1308
Length: 90 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.