Master of Science (Occupational Therapy) (MSc OT) to enter the profession - Health Conditions, Pharmacological Management and their Effect on Occupational Performance OCCU 5012   Health Conditions, Pharmacological Management and their Effect on Occupational Performance
CREDIT HOURS: 4
This course examines the relationship between medically-defined health conditions and occupational engagement and performance across the lifespan. Students will be able to describe health conditions and analyze their impact on occupations in daily life. The knowledge base developed will be in the etiology, medical classification and diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of common mental and physical conditions, and how they affect body function and structure and performance of daily occupations. Knowledge about conditions drawn from various medical specialties will be synthesized with occupation- specific knowledge. Relevant information on how contemporary drug therapies for various health conditions can affect clients receiving occupational therapy will be covered. Students will be expected to engage in self-directed inquiry and consider the cultural construction of health conditions.TECHNOLOGY: Consult http://www.dal.ca/ilo for current technology requirements
FORMAT: Lecture
FORMAT COMMENTS: On site, mixed methods, Brightspace
PREREQUISITES: Admission to the MSc(OT) program, or previously approved special student status from the School of Occupational Therapy and the Faculty of Graduate Studies, or by permission of instructor.
RESTRICTIONS: Admission to the MSc(OT) program
EXCLUSIONS: OCCU 5002 and OCCU 6130