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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

OTA.-232 Transitions in Occupational Therapy

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into College Level Reading, completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0 or higher, or successful completion of ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092; OTA.-227.
Students in this course will learn about the supervisory styles they may encounter or utilize during their clinicals and future employment. Employment skills such as resume writing and interviewing techniques will be discussed. The COTA role in research and advocacy will be presented. Key elements for being successful in their clinicals will be reviewed. Important skills necessary for successful completion of clinicals will be reviewed and practiced including documentation.

Course Outcomes
1. Be prepared to engage in professional relationships 2. Be prepared to enter their level II clinicals 3. Possess knowledge of skills necessary to obtain a job 4. Understand reimbursement issues when providing OT services 5. Understand the students the student must take after graduating from OTA program to become registered in Michigan to practice 6. Understand key concepts and COTA role in research and advocacy