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OTA 2416 Occupational Therapy Assistant Level 1 Fieldwork

Level 1 Fieldwork integrates the academic classroom instruction and clinical experiences in an Occupational Therapy setting(s) under the direct supervision of an Occupational Therapy practitioner and coordinated by the Academic Fieldwork Educator. Two classroom, seven practicum hours per week.

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

Prereqs: OTA 1311 


  • Demonstrate the ability to describe the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant in care coordination, case management and transition services in traditional and emerging practice environments.
  • Demonstrate the ability to articulate the unique nature of occupation as viewed by the profession of Occupational Therapy and the value of occupations to support performance participation, health and well-being.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively interact through written, oral and nonverbal communication with client/family/caregivers, colleagues, other health providers and the public in a professionally acceptable manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize sound judgment in regard to safety of self and others, and adhere to safety regulations throughout the Occupational Therapy process.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 7