OTD 814 Professional Development

This course addresses many professional issues involving global areas, OT associations, legislature, policy development, reimbursement and appeals mechanisms, credentialing, roles of OT and OTA, state licensure practice acts, ethical conflicts, professional development, liability and fieldwork education. Students will participate in a service learning component, an intraprofessional OT/OTA simulation activity and an advocacy activity through a grant design and/or writing activity to promote OT services for the local and/or other communities. Student domains of learning used: Sciences/Knowledge, Assessment/Intervention Skills and Clinical/Professional Application. Two lecture hours. Two semester hours.