Feb 02, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OTD 6000 Foundations and Ethical Decision Making in Occupational Therapy


3 Hours

Students are introduced to the history, foundational tenets, and philosophical base in occupational therapy while looking at how culture influences practice and therapeutic use of self.  This course also covers current trends in emerging practice areas, the OT/OTA collaborative process and Interprofessional Education.  Assumptions, core concepts, theories, models and frames of reference that have shaped occupational therapy practice will be reviewed.  Students also explore current societal values and how they affect ethical decision making and policies that affect both public and private sector.  AOTA Code of Ethics and Ethics Standards will be used as a guide for ethical decision making in professional interactions, client interventions, and employment settings. 



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