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OT 355LEC Medical Conditions I

Lecture

The course covers topics in the medical sciences relevant to rehabilitation professionals. The intent of this course is to provide students with knowledge of medical disorders commonly encountered by occupational therapists and to provide an understanding of the management of these disorders. Emphasis is placed on the pathology, etiology, symptomatology, prognosis, and contraindications of cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological, endocrine, immunologic and other selected medical conditions across the lifespan. The ways in which these diseases and disabilities can affect the development, functioning, and occupation of individuals within their various contexts will be reviewed and examined. Implications for occupational therapy interventions and precautions for practice will be addressed.

Credits: 2
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall
Corequisites: PAS 407.
 
Published: Jul 22, 2020 09:55:59