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CLIENT SUPPORT SKILLS (3 cr.)
This course covers the basic skills necessary to interact with clients across the lifespan. You will gain familiarity of the role of the occupational therapy assistant in the following areas: basic principles of problem identification, treatment implementation, activity adaptation and analysis, observation, assessment, professional documentation, interpersonal communication and the use of assistive technology. The concept of collaboration between the OT/OTA is integrated throughout the course. Lessons are integrated with lab sessions and are highly interactive through lecture, discussion, use of electronic learning, media, role plays, demonstration, guest speakers, written exams, class activities and skills testing. Prerequisites: OSOT 1020, 1030, 1050, 3250. Co-requisites: OSOT 1040, 1250, 1270, 1300.