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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Limited Access Program)


Occupational Therapy Assistant (Limited Access Program)
Program Information
A.S. Degree - Code 2115/2215 - Catalog 2012/2013
Mary Craig-Oatley, Assistant Chair, 386-506-3624
Connie Kisner, Staff Assistant, 386-506-3080
Melissa Brown, Academic Advisor, 386-506-3052, brownm@daytonastate.edu
08/22/2012 M - 1289

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
Our mission is to train occupational therapy assistant generalists who are recognized as meeting the needs of their community as competent entry-level practitioners, using occupation to promote health and participation in daily life.

-We encourage access to adult students who have diverse backgrounds and educational experience.

-We seek to maximize student success (opportunity, mastery of skills, and satisfaction) through excellent, innovative learning practices and up-to-date technologies and evidence.

-We provide both academic and clinical experiences to provide a strong professional foundation.

-We strive to develop effective, responsible, and contributing practitioners who can continue life-long learning.

Description:
The program trains and qualifies graduates to work in occupational therapy. Occupational therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession that provides services to individuals who are physically, psychologically or developmentally disabled or is at risk for these. Occupational therapy strives to help clients achieve a maximum level of independent living. Job title: Occupational Therapy Assistant. The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is currently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. AOTA's phone number is (301) 652-AOTA (2682) and Web address is http://www.aota.org/. Graduates of the program will be able to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT). (Their phone number is 301-990-7979 or http://www.nbcot.org/.) After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). Most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Value the ethics, values, and beliefs of the profession.
2. Differentiate the roles of the occupational therapist (OT) and occupational therapy assistant (OTA) in practice.
3. Reflect on and develop behaviors consistent with professional conduct and continuing development.
4. Use skills in various occupational therapy applications/situations based on concepts learned about communication, clinical reasoning, human body structures and functions, development, pathology, and behavior, and sociocultural conditions and health.
5. Emphasize and analyze how occupation is inherent to human health and participation in life, and is a foundation for service delivery.
6. Apply the concepts of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to a variety of delivery models and systems where occupational therapy is both currently practiced and emerging.
7. Distinguish and apply occupational therapy theories, intervention rationales and approaches, and expected outcomes in client care.
8. Practice the processes of screening, evaluation, goal-setting and review, discharge planning, and referral under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist; design and implement an intervention plan; compose service documentation.
9. Deliver services in various practice settings.
10. Select and customize practices based on best available evidence and community-identified needs.
11. Identify and demonstrate selected tasks for managing a practice.
12. Apply a client-centered approach to service delivery.
13. Establish an environment that assures personal and psychological safety and dignity of clients.
14. Practice in compliance with laws, rules, and policies that pertain to clients' services.
15. Participate in service opportunities based on community needs.

Note: All OTA students must complete Level II Fieldwork within 18 months following completion of academic course preparation.

A felony conviction may affect admission into the program and graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Lab Fees (Including liability insurance): $278
Textbooks: $1,000
Licensure Fees: $700
FDLE/FBI Background Screening: $90

Additional Admission Requirements - This is a limited access program. Continuing enrollment approval will be required to enroll in the program specific courses based on a selection process after completing the General Education classes required.

- Submit completed application for continuing enrollment to the School of Health Careers and Human Services.

- Applications for continuing enrollment are accepted January 1st through April 30th.

- Effective Fall 2012, completion of the following courses with a grade of 'C' or better is required before submitting a request for continuing enrollment: BSC 1085/1085L (Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Lab), ENC 1101 (College Composition), PSY 1012 (General Psychology), HSC 1000 (Introduction to Health Care) and OTH 1001 (Introduction to Occupational Therapy). All math requirements through MAT1033 should be completed before entering into the program.

- Selection is made once per year. Applicants for continuing enrollment that have a prerequisite GPA of 3.0 or better and have successfully completed the corequisite courses will be ranked higher for program consideration.

- Admissions into the program will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of both a drug screen and a background check consisting of a fingerprint check of state and federal criminal history information conducted through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

- Basic Cardiac Life Support for Health Care Provider and AED through American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

- A pre-admission consultation with the assistant chair is recommended.

- Program specific courses and general education courses must be completed with a grade 'C' or better.

- Students will be held accountable for the policies and procedures of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program as outlined in the OTA student handbook, as well as the College Student handbook.

General Education Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... General Education Core - 20 Credits  
... ... Communications Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
   
... ... Mathematics Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra  OR Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
MGF2106 College Mathematics  OR Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
MGF2107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts   3.00 Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
   
... ... Sciences Core (8 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
BSC1085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1105 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR MAP2302 OR MGF2106 OR MGF2107 OR STA2023 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085L
BSC1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085
BSC1086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086L
BSC1086L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086
   
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
AML2050 Modern American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2060 Contemporary American Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2600 Introduction to African American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
ARH1000 Art Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
DAN1100 Dance Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
ENL2931 Selected Topics in Shakespeare   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2210 Prehistory to Medieval Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2230 Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2040 Dramatic Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2110 Masterpieces of World Literature I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2120 Masterpieces of World Literature II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2380 Literature By Women   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2602 Maritime Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUH2110 Introduction to Music History and Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: MUT1121L AND MUT1121
MUL1010 Music Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
MUL2380 Popular Music in America   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
THE1000 Dramatic Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101

Note: It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a developmental English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
OTH1001 Introduction to Occupational Therapy   3.00
OTH1003 Human Occupation Across the Lifespan   3.00
OTH1006 Occupational Therapy Documentation   2.00
OTH1114 Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques I   1.00 Co-Reqs: OTH1001 Conc-Reqs: OTH1114L
OTH1114L Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques I Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH1114
OTH1014 Analysis of Human Movement   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 Conc-Reqs: OTH1014L
OTH1014L Analysis of Human Movement Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH1014
OTH1800 Occupational Therapy Practicum I   1.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH1001
OTH1802 Occupational Therapy Practicum II   2.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH1800
OTH2261 Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques II   2.00 Co-Reqs: OTH1014 AND OTH2300 Pre-Reqs: OTH1114 Conc-Reqs: OTH2261L
OTH2261L Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques II Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2261
OTH2264 Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques III   2.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2420L AND OTH2420 AND OTH2520 AND OTH2520L Pre-Reqs: OTH2261 Conc-Reqs: OTH2264L
OTH2264L Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques III Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2264
OTH2300 Psychosocial Occupational Therapy   4.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH1001
OTH24101 Conditions in Occupational Therapy   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 AND OTH1001
OTH2420 Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction   3.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH2410 AND OTH1014C Conc-Reqs: OTH2420L
OTH2420L Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2420
OTH2520 Developmental Issues   2.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH2410 Conc-Reqs: OTH2520L
OTH2520L Developmental Issues Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2520
OTH2840 O.T. Supervised Clinical Practice I   5.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2933 Pre-Reqs: OTH1802
OTH2841 O.T. Supervised Clinical Practice II   5.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2933 Pre-Reqs: OTH2840
OTH2933 O.T. Seminar for Clinical Practice   1.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2841 AND OTH2840

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... Prerequisite Courses  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
BSC1085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1105 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR MAP2302 OR MGF2106 OR MGF2107 OR STA2023 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085L
BSC1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085
HSC1000 Introduction to Health Care   3.00
OTH1001 Introduction to Occupational Therapy   3.00
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... First Year - 1st Semester - Fall  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra  OR Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
MGF2106 College Mathematics  OR Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
MGF2107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts   3.00 Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
BSC1086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086L
BSC1086L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: BSC1086
OTH1003 Human Occupation Across the Lifespan   3.00
OTH1114 Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques I   1.00 Co-Reqs: OTH1001 Conc-Reqs: OTH1114L
OTH1114L Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques I Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH1114
OTH24101 Conditions in Occupational Therapy   3.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 AND OTH1001
   
... ... 2nd Semester - Spring  
  SEM HRS  
OTH1006 Occupational Therapy Documentation   2.00
OTH1014 Analysis of Human Movement   2.00 Pre-Reqs: BSC1085 Conc-Reqs: OTH1014L
OTH1014L Analysis of Human Movement Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH1014
OTH1800 Occupational Therapy Practicum I   1.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH1001
OTH2300 Psychosocial Occupational Therapy   4.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH1001
OTH2261 Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques II   2.00 Co-Reqs: OTH1014 AND OTH2300 Pre-Reqs: OTH1114 Conc-Reqs: OTH2261L
OTH2261L Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques II Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2261
   
... ... Second Year - 1st Semester - Fall  
  SEM HRS  
OTH1802 Occupational Therapy Practicum II   2.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH1800
OTH2264 Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques III   2.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2420L AND OTH2420 AND OTH2520 AND OTH2520L Pre-Reqs: OTH2261 Conc-Reqs: OTH2264L
OTH2264L Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques III Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2264
OTH2420 Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction   3.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH2410 AND OTH1014C Conc-Reqs: OTH2420L
OTH2420L Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2420
OTH2520 Developmental Issues   2.00 Pre-Reqs: OTH2410 Conc-Reqs: OTH2520L
OTH2520L Developmental Issues Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: OTH2520
   
... ... 2nd Semester - Spring  
  SEM HRS  
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core   3.00
OTH2840 O.T. Supervised Clinical Practice I   5.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2933 Pre-Reqs: OTH1802
OTH2841 O.T. Supervised Clinical Practice II   5.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2933 Pre-Reqs: OTH2840
OTH2933 O.T. Seminar for Clinical Practice   1.00 Co-Reqs: OTH2841 AND OTH2840
   
TOTAL  ...   70.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes 1. OTH 2410 meets the graduation requirement for Oral Communications and the basic use of computers for this program.

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