OTD 816 Program Evaluation and Development

This course covers the steps of programmatic decision-making including identifying needs in clinical, educational, or other healthcare related settings, understanding the role of the occupational therapist in program development, identifying theoretical frameworks for community-based practice, developing program outcomes and staffing plans, and evaluating cost and funding considerations, and fundamentals of grant writing. The course promotes leadership in the ability to plan, develop, organize, and promote the delivery of health-related services at a group and population level. Student domains of learning used: Clinical /Professional Application. Two semester hours.