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OTAS 1235 - Human Development & Clinical Interaction Occupational Therapy Practice

Credit Hours: 2.00
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 1110 , OTAS 1210 , and OTAS 1230 

This course provides the student with the knowledge required in life span development, emphasizing relationships to occupational performance, culture, social contexts, and communication as they correlate to physical, sensorimotor, cognitive, and psychosocial development. Theories and research on human development and the impact of choice, or imposed environment, including global issues impacting development and access to services, will be addressed. The impact of therapeutic communication at different stages of development, the impact of culture and generational learning styles, and teaching techniques will be addressed.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate acquired competency through:

  1. Articulation of stages of human development and the relationship to occupational performance.
    1. Articulate the major theories of development and associated research.
    2. Articulate the physical and sensorimotor development in the stages of human development.
    3. Articulate the cognitive development in the stages of human development.
    4. Articulate the psychosocial development in the stages of human development.
    5. Articulate the relationship of development tasks of lifespan stages and occupational performance.
    6. Articulate the role of occupational therapy across the lifespan.
  2. Explaining the relationship of human development to behavior, social environment, and occupational choices.
    1. Define and articulate factors that influence and impact human development and occupational performance, including global issues of social injustice, occupational deprivation, societal changes and disparity of health care services.
    2. Articulate the factors of prevailing and welfare needs of populations and the factors influencing those at risk for disability and chronic conditions.
    3. Articulate the impact of family on development and occupational performance.
    4. Articulate the relationship of cultural diversity to human development.
    5. Articulate the relationship of religion and spirituality throughout the lifespan.
    6. Articulate the relationship and impact of social context in human development.
    7. Articulate the relationship of socioeconomic factors to human development and occupational performance.
    8. Articulate the factors of diversity and lifestyle choices that impact human development and occupational performance.
    9. Articulate the impact of context to the choices in occupational performance.
    10. Articulate the factors of prevailing health and welfare needs of populations.
    11. Articulate the factors of populations at risk for disability and chronic conditions.
  3. Articulating the relationship of communication in human development, the impact to occupational performance and occupational therapy intervention.
    1. Articulate the relationship of communication in human development.
    2. Articulate the impact of culture on communication behavior and bias.
    3. Articulate the difference in communication styles required by practitioners with the different stages of development.
    4. Articulate and demonstrate the variety of teaching techniques required by practitioners for the different lifespan stages.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Explore and define the impact of lifespan development on occupational therapy intervention
    2. Explore and define developmental tasks in human development
    3. Explore and define physical and sensorimotor development
    4. Explore and define cognitive development
    5. Explore and define psychosocial development
      1. Personality
      2. Social
      3. Mental health and wellness
    6. Explore and define the other influences that impact human development
      1. Global issues, including social injustice, occupational deprivation and disparity of services
      2. Societal changes
      3. Prevailing health and welfare needs of populations
      4. Populations at risk for disabilities and chronic health conditions
    7. Explore and define theories and research in human development
  2. Development of Newborns and Infants
    1. Stages of prenatal development
    2. The birth process and cultural influences
    3. Development of infants
      1. Stages of infancy
        1. Physical and sensorimotor
        2. Cognitive
        3. Psychosocial
      2. Developmental tasks
      3. Occupational performance and participation
    4. Cultural influences that impact infant role within the family
    5. Social and environmental influences on developmental tasks
    6. Communication and teaching techniques required by practitioners with parents and caregivers
  3. Development in Early Childhood
    1. Development of children
      1. Physical and sensorimotor
      2. Cognitive
      3. Psychosocial
      4. Communication
    2. Developmental tasks and roles
    3. Occupational performance and participation
    4. Cultural influences that impact early childhood roles within the family
    5. Social and environmental influences on developmental tasks
    6. Communication and teaching techniques required by practitioners for early childhood clients, parents, and caregivers
  4. Development in Middle Childhood
    1. Development of children in middle childhood
      1. Physical and sensorimotor
      2. Cognitive
      3. Psychosocial
      4. Communication
    2. Developmental tasks and roles
    3. Occupational performance and participation
    4. Cultural influences that impact the adolescent role within the family
    5. Social and environmental influences on developmental tasks
    6. Communication and teaching techniques required by practitioners’ clients, parents, and caregivers
  5. Development in Adolescence
    1. Development of adolescence
      1. Physical and sensorimotor
      2. Cognitive
      3. Psychosocial
      4. Communication
    2. Developmental tasks and roles
    3. Occupational performance and participation
    4. Cultural influences that impact the adolescence
    5. Social and environmental influences on developmental task
    6. Communication and teaching techniques required by practitioners’ clients, parents, and caregivers
  6. Stages of Early Adulthood Development
    1. Development of early adulthood
      1. Physical and sensorimotor
      2. Cognitive
      3. Psychosocial
      4. Communication
    2. Developmental tasks and roles
    3. Occupational performance and participation
    4. Cultural influences that impact early adulthood
    5. Social and environmental influences on developmental tasks
    6. Communication and teaching techniques required by practitioners’ clients, parents, and caregivers
  7. Stages of Middle Adulthood Development
    1. Development of middle adulthood
      1. Physical and sensorimotor
      2. Cognitive
      3. Psychosocial
      4. Communication
    2. Developmental tasks and roles
    3. Occupational performance and participation
    4. Cultural influences that impact middle adulthood
    5. Social and environmental influences on developmental tasks
    6. Communication and teaching techniques required by practitioners’ clients, parents, and caregivers
  8. Stages of Late Adulthood Development
    1. Development of late adulthood
      1. Physical and sensorimotor
      2. Cognitive
      3. Psychosocial
      4. Communication
    2. Developmental tasks and roles
    3. Occupational performance and participation
    4. Cultural influences that impact late adulthood
    5. Social and environmental influences on developmental tasks
    6. Communication and teaching techniques required by practitioners’ clients, parents, and caregivers
  9. Final Stages in Lifespan Development
    1. Death and dying issues related to lifespan development and roles in life
    2. Stages of death and dying
    3. Social implications of end of life options and choices
    4. Impact to communication with client, family and community
    5. Communications surrounding the client, family and community with the final stage of human development

Primary Faculty
Seefried, Mariea
Secondary Faculty
Wysocki, Pennie
Associate Dean
Primeau, Paula
Dean
Mirijanian, Narine



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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