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Foundations of Occupational Therapy

This course orients students to the profession of occupational therapy and its historical and philosophical development. The course examines activities and occupations in the contest in which humans engage and participate in them. Tools of practice, service delivery models, practice settings, and current issues that influence the profession are also examined. Concepts in this foundational course are taught via lecture, discussion, field experiences and lab practica.
Course #
OT-GE 2701
Occupational Therapy


Janet Njelesani

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Tripta Velamoor

Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctoral Capstone Coordinator

Patricia A. Gentile

Professional Program Director; Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy