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Sinclair College

OTA 1213 Occupational Therapy & Adults with Physical Dysfunction

Effect of the features of major diseases, injuries, and disorders on adult occupational performance. Physical dysfunction theories, models of practice, frames of reference that provide the foundation of occupational therapy. Screening and evaluation of occupational performance affected by physical dysfunction. Includes use of occupations for the purpose of assessment, specified screening tools, assessments, observation, checklists, histories and interviews with clients and/or their family members or caregivers.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: OTA 1111 


  • Demonstrate the ability to articulate the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant in screening and evaluation process and the importance of and rationale for supervision and collaboration between the Occupational Therapist and the Occupational Therapy Assistant.
  • Understand the effects of heritable diseases, genetic conditions, disability, trauma and injury to the physical health and occupational performance of the individual.
  • Demonstrate the ability to articulate the importance of balancing areas of occupation to the achievement of health and wellness.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2