OT 461 - (D) Occupational Therapy Practice IV: Geriatrics
(Prerequisites: OT 346 , OT 347 , OT 356 , OT 460 )
An overview of frames of reference, evaluations, and interventions used to enhance elder’s well-being. Emphasis is placed on understanding the biopsychosocial changes and environmental contexts of elders. The ability to provide holistic and humanistic elder care is facilitated through lab simulations, completion of a program needs assessment, and via service learning. Two hours lecture, two hours lab/week and ten hours of community based learning.