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AGING (2 cr.)
This course explores the role of the occupational therapy assistant in organizing and managing activity/recreation departments in long-term care settings with an aging population. Content covers the process of aging and the impact on occupational performance, treatment techniques for working with this population and guidelines for supervision and management of activity/recreation programs. Teaching/learning methods include lecture, structured group discussion, role-play and audio-visual presentations. This course is taught in conjunction with a Level I fieldwork course, OSOT 1270. Prerequisites: OSOT 1020, 1030, 1050, 3250. Co-requisites: OSOT 1040, 1210, 1270, 1300.