Psychosocial service agencies, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, community health care agencies, school systems and other human service facilities provide affiliating experiences for students enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. This practicum will enable the student to successfully integrate classroom learned material into the clinical area of practice. It is designed to assist the student in successfully developing the role of a therapist among clients as well as colleagues. As it incorporates all aspects of didactic training from OCTA and AHLT courses, it is an advanced practice course follow Level IIA OCTA 290R. It is expected that by the end of this fieldwork (practicum) experience that all students are executing themselves at entry level practice and prepared to sit for the national examination.
Other Hours/Practicum: 18 (270 total clock hour fieldwork)
All required AHLT and OCTA courses