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Activity Group Process Lab

Theory and practice of small group intervention and process in occupational therapy. Topics will include communication, small group formation, observation and recording, analysis, roles, leadership, group development, structure, use of activities, and therapeutic intervention.Lecture and laboratory.
Course #
OT-GE 2707
Units
3
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Advanced Assessment for Practicing Therapists

The course focuses on the selection and use of an evidence-based evaluation system to measure practice outcomes and interpret clinical change. This process requires selecting the tools for assessment of function based on achieved validity and to accurately interpret observations and measurements.
Course #
OT-GE 3306
Units
3
Term
Summer, Fall
Faculty
Department

Advanced Hand and Upper Quadrant: Evaluation, Intervention and Application

This course examines anatomical, biomechanical & wound healing theories that underlie hand & upper limb evaluation & intervention.Students will have selected practicum opportunities to enhance performance based learning.Students will prepare & deliver an intervention presentation.
Course #
OT-GE 2802
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Advanced Nutrition: Protein, Fats & Carbs

Biochemical, physiological, and clinical factors that affect the role of macro nutrients in human health and disease, with an emphasis on critical analysis of recent research studies in this field.Includes the role of selected vitamins and minerals in cancer, coronary heart disease, HIV infection, bone loss, and other conditions of topical interest.
Course #
NUTR-GE 2139
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Advanced Projects in Photography

Projects selected by students to reflect their artistic preoccupation or to provide research in particular skills, subjects, or trends in sculpture. Individual attention is given to the evaluation of each student’s work, black & white photographic processes & procedures, & analysis of subject matter. The interrelationship with contemporary image making is emphasized.
Course #
ART-UE 1390
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Advanced Projects in Photography

Projects selected by students to reflect their artistic preoccupation or to provide research in particular skills, subjects, or trends in photography. Individual attention is given to the evaluation of each student’s work, black & white photographic processes & procedures, & analysis of subject matter.The interrelationship with contemporary image making is emphasized.
Course #
ART-GE 2390
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Analysis/Human Activity Occupational Perform I

This lecture and laboratory course presents an in-depth examination of the therapeutic value of purposeful activity/occupation, with emphasis on activity analysis, synthesis, and gradation. The role of the teaching and learning process and its relevance to designing effective intervention is examined.
Course #
OT-GE 2035
Units
2
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Analysis/Human Activity Occupational Perform II

Employing a biopsychosocial model, various aspects of work and productive activities will be explored. Includes psychosocial issues, epidemiology, job analysis, an introduction to ergonomics, work hardening, and social legal issues relative to the world of work.
Course #
OT-GE 2736
Units
2
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Analysis/Synth of Human Motion I

Integration of facts and principles derived from the fields of anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics with implications for normal, physical activity, conditioning, and therapeutic exercise; research approach.
Course #
PT-GE 2116
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Analysis/Synth of Human Motion II

Analysis of abnormal motion and the procedures employed in its modification.
Course #
PT-GE 2118
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Application of Assistive Technologies Used by People with disabilities

Introduction to the variety of assistive technologies to students. Technologies covered include seating & wheeled mobility, environmental control, augmentative communication, computer access, & assistive technology for learning. Associated legislation & learning techniques will be discussed.
Course #
OT-GE 2194
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty

Professors

Anita Perr ,
Department

Art and Ideas: Speaking the Other, Korean Diaspora and Beyond

This course considers the history and possibilities of imagining and representing the Other and the Unknown. It is centered on the close study of films, texts and media, including Yermek Shinarbaev’s Revenge, on the Korean diaspora in central Asia, Susana Aikin’s The Salt Mines, Kpop, texts drawn from critical theory, fiction, and the news. Through experimentations
with various media ranging from writing, storytelling, films and diagrams, students are asked to find ways to bring the unknown to the realm of the familiar, while questioning the merits of this practice.
Course #
ARTCR-UE 1155
Units
3
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Assistive Technology: Learning and Participation in the School

Students explore a range of assistive technology (AT) applications for school children with both high and low incidence disabilities impacting learning, physical access, cognition, and communication. This course emphasizes the integration of AT into effective instructional and therapeutic practices that improve learning and participation outcomes and is grounded in theory. Students review research on best practices for assessments and implementation of tech-based solutions. They explore the actual tools that provide access to learners.
Course #
OT-GE 2913
Units
3
Term
Summer
Faculty
Department

Biophysical Agents II (Electrotherapeutic Modalities)

Application of electrotherapeutic modalities, including alternating, direct, and pulsed current (e.g. high voltage galvanic stimulation, interferential current), neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), functional electrical stimulation (FES) for improving posture for movement, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), iontophoresis, electrical muscle stimulation, and biofeedback in order to:modulate or decrease pain; reduce or eliminate soft tissue inflammation caused by musculoskeltelal, neuromuscular, peripheral vascular, or integumentary injury, disease, developmental delay, or surgery; maintain strength after injury or surgery; decrease unwanted muscular activity; assist muscle contraction in gait or other functional training; or increase the rate of healing of open wounds.
Course #
PT-GE 2218
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Clinic Mgmt I:Bone/Joint Disorders of Upper Quadr

Clinical Management I: Bone and Joint Disorders of the Upper Quadrant
Course #
OT-GE 2341
Units
3
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Clinical Anatomy of The Upper Quadrant

This course will enable students to enhance their knowledge of upper extremities, face, neck. oral, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cavities through blunt gross dissection, discussion, and reading of selected literature in anatomy. While this is not a treatment course, the participants will discuss the clinical relevance of the anatomical structures to basic clinical problems.
Course #
OT-GE 2801
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty

Professors

Sally Poole ,
Department

Cognitive Evaluation and Intervention

Orientation to theoretical approaches addressing cognitive and perceptual dysfunction. Emphasis on problem identification: selection of appropriate assessment tools, establishment of goals, documentation and treatment planning for clients with various cognitive and perceptual deficits.
Course #
OT-GE 2744
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Deans Global Honors: Disability in a Global Context: Italy

This course is a Dean’s Global Honors Seminar and available by application only.Eligible students are contacted directly. It includes travel to Florence, Italy during January 2018 and requires a $400 fee. This course explores the implications of having a disability in global contexts. Students will explore and identify factors, which can influence a community’s view of disability, including enablers and barriers to participation in daily life especially for people with disabilities.
Course #
OT-UE 8170
Units
4
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Departmental Sem: Ot

Doctoral seminar focusing on selection of an area of study for dissertation and review of the literature therein.Critical examination of scientific and philosophical issues related to student's areas of study.
Course #
OT-GE 3406
Units
3
Term
Fall
Faculty

Professors

Tsu-Hsin Howe ,
Department

Developing a Guideline for Intervention

The use of applied scientific inquiry to formulate sets of guidelines for occupational therapy.
Course #
OT-GE 2763
Units
3
Term
Spring, Summer
Faculty

Professors

Tsu-Hsin Howe ,
Department