OTA-170 Physical Conditions

This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills needed for working with individuals experiencing various medical conditions to help them achieve participation in life through engagement in occupation. Topics include medical terminology, common conditions, body functions that change with disease processes, applicable theories and principles, assessment and intervention priorities for commonly treated conditions. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize common symptoms, prioritize mental, neuromusculoskeletal and movement related functional problems, while providing for patient safety within the patient's context and environment.

* The following courses must be completed prior to taking this course., Must complete BIO-168 and BIO-169 with minimum grade C, * The following courses must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course., Take OTA-130, Take OTA-161;