Aug 08, 2022  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OTAS 1401 - Skills for Occupational Therapy Documentation I-Lab

Credit Hours: 1.50
Prerequisites: Admission into the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program; OTAS 1000 OTAS 1012 , OTAS 1110 , OTAS 1210 , OTAS 1230 , and OTAS 1235  all with grade C or better

Corequisites: OTAS 1300 , OTAS 1351 , OTAS 1361 , OTAS 1370 , and OTAS 1420 

This lab‑based course introduces the student to the basic concepts of documentation and note writing skills for the occupational therapy assistant. The course will explore various documentation formats, electronic medical records, AOTA guidelines, state licensure law and public health code, third‑party reimbursement guidelines and regulations, confidentiality, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Client case studies will be utilized to gain knowledge in OT evaluations, intervention plans, long‑ and short‑term goals/objectives, intervention notes, and discontinuation summaries. Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR) will be introduced, and intervention note formats will be presented utilizing the OT practice framework. This course focuses on competency‑based learning and clinical reasoning for the purpose of identifying OT problems, goals, interventions, and outcomes.

Contact Hours: 3
Billable Contact Hours: 3

Location: Center Campus

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