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University of Pittsburgh    
2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 22, 2024
 
2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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OT 2114 - BIOMECHANICAL THEORY AND PRACTICE/MOT


Minimum Credits: 4
Maximum Credits: 4
The occupational therapy process for clients with physical dysfunction involving biomechanical impairments is studied in-depth. Theories, principles, assessments, and interventions focus on performance of activities and routines of daily living and participation in society. Enriches didactic coursework through experiential learning. Through directed observation and participation, students apply knowledge to practice and develop an understanding of the needs of clients with neurological/neurobehavioral and biomechanical dysfunction. Addresses professional issues and the professional development of the occupational therapist. Issues explored include the application of professional and clinical reasoning in traditional and emerging practice settings, collaborative practice, ethics, licensure, certification, and professional sustainability.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: OT 2110; PLAN: Occupational Therapy (MOT)


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