Occupational Therapy Theories and Foundations of Physical Medicine for Assistants

Explore the fundamental concepts, theories, and frames of reference specific to occupational therapy. Gain comprehensive foundational knowledge in activities of daily living (ADLs), posture, seating, supportive surfaces, wounds, pressure, splinting, and orthotics as they pertain to occupational therapy and its unique approach to client care. Apply foundational knowledge through assisting with handling, modifying, and providing client education on ADL equipment, including bathroom equipment, seating systems, pressure-relieving modalities, and cushions. Fabricate a basic splint and learn how to assist with modifying and managing orthotics to meet client needs. All students taking this course will be required to attend the scheduled in-person lab(s) at NorQuest College Edmonton campus.

Note: Prerequisites: COMM 1001, ENGL 2510, RHAB 1001, THPR 1100 Co-requisite: PATH 1020 Restricted to Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant


Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Winter Jan 9 - Apr 21, 2023 Tue: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
12092 A01 No
Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Online

Fall Aug 29 - Dec 9, 2022 42040 O01 No

To take this course, you must be enrolled in one of the related programs:

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