May 17, 2022  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OTAS 1110 - Mental Health Conditions

Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: Admission into the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program; HHSC 1030 , PHIL 2100 , ENGL 1180  or ENGL 1210 , BIOL 2710 , and PSYC 1010  all with grade C or better

Corequisites: OTAS 1000 OTAS 1012 , OTAS 1210 , OTAS 1230 , and OTAS 1235 

This course provides an overview of the most common mental health conditions and disorders referred to occupational therapy.  The content will explore current practice trends, definitions, etiology, incidence, pathology, goal setting, and intervention methods. Disorders will be introduced as categorized in the DSM-5.  The interprofessional team involved in client intervention will be explored as well as the relationship of occupational performance to health and wellness. Literature reviews for related evidence-based and best practice will be

Contact Hours: 3
Billable Contact Hours: 3

Location: Center Campus

When Offered: Fall semester only

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