Occupational Therapy

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number OCT 613
Title Occupational Therapy Policy & Practice
Credits 2.0
Prerequisites OCT611


This is a web-based course that will provide students with a foundation in understanding health care delivery systems and models, legislative and ethical issues and concerns, healthcare policies, and political systems. Corporate, legal and regulatory factors including liability, risk management, and regulation (state practice acts, regulatory and accrediting commissions) will be explored. Students will promote professional advocacy through participating in current state and national lobbying efforts affecting occupational therapy practice. Required as prerequisite for and bridge course to occupational therapy masters degree program. Two lecture hours per week. Limited to OCT majors.