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OTA 1050 — Anatomy and Pathology I for OTA

Credit Hours: 3.00   Total Contact Hours: 4.00   Lecture Hours: 2.00   Lab Hours: 2.00  

Examines human anatomy as it relates to the field of occupational therapy. Focus is on the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, specifically structure and function of the human body when engaged in occupation. Emphasized will be the action, innervations and function of major muscles. Unique Anatomage table, model, web-based and group laboratory study will allow visualization as well as palpation of bones, muscles, joints and nerves of the human body. Analysis of functional movement using medical terminology will be introduced and related to participation in occupation. Also studied will be common diseases and pathology of the musculoskeletal system which necessitate occupational therapy intervention and treatment. Logical thinking, critical analysis, problem solving and creativity will be used to apply knowledge about common clinical conditions to dysfunction in occupation and the impact to individual, family and society. The teaching-learning process will be used with emphasis on diverse learning styles and public speaking skills with opportunities for practice. 'C' grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: BHS 1000 with a 'B-' or better, BHS 1390 with a 'C' or better, BIO 1110 with a 'C' or better, COM 1110 with a 'C' or better, MTH 1151 or MTH 1260 with a 'C' or better
Corequisites: OTA 1021, OTA 1030.