OCCTH - Occupational Therapy

Offered By:
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Below are the courses available from the OCCTH code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 4.5 (fi 9)(EITHER, 8 WEEKS)

Credit. Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: consent of Department; OCCTH 324 and completion of all Year 3 academic courses; attendance at Professional Development Seminar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Conceptual models and theoretical approaches applied to occupational therapy practice.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Occupational therapy theoretical foundations, clinical reasoning, and practical approaches for the identification of occupational performance deficits. In addition students will learn basic practical client interaction skills.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Underpinned by theoretical perspectives, a framework is provided for students to (a) understand, develop and demonstrate professionalism, (b) learn the parameters, behaviours and skills that comprise professional practice, including therapeutic use of self and the organizations and documents that support and guide Canadian occupational therapists, and (c) work effectively with colleagues and with those they will supervise. Students participate in one week of fieldwork.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and philosophies underpinning occupational therapy and occupational science.

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 0-2S-0)

Application of occupational therapy principles and skills, supported by evidence based practice, in physical and mental health, functioning, participation and activities. Corequisites: All Year 1 Fall Term Courses.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Foundational knowledge of the description, mechanism and classification of psychiatric phenomenon required for the provision of client centred, evidence-informed occupational therapy with persons experiencing chronic and acute mental illness.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Occupational therapy theories, assessments, and intervention techniques aimed at mental health promotion, illness/injury prevention and facilitation of recovery and occupational performance across the lifespan and settings.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-1)

A discussion and analysis of selected topics of current interest in psychiatry as related to occupational therapy practice. Selected complex cases and special populations are addressed.

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 0-2S-0)

Case based clinical reasoning to integrate occupational therapy theory and values in the selection of intervention media and modalities for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 Fall Term courses. Corequisites: All Year 1 Winter Term courses.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1)

Theory and practice skills to ensure the correct interface between clients' needs, assistive technology, occupation, and context.

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(EITHER, 4 WEEKS)

Practical experience and application of knowledge and skills gained in fall term courses, in approved facilities and community agencies. Students will be expected to complete specific projects designed to assimilate the core knowledge of occupational therapy theory. Prerequisite: attendance at Fieldwork Orientation. Corequisites: All Year 1 Fall Term academic courses and attendance at Fieldwork Orientation.

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 academic courses.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 and Year 2 Fall Term academic courses; OCCTH 525.

Starting: 2022-09-01 OCCTH 526 - Fieldwork - Learning in a Practice Context

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 and Year 2 Fall Term academic courses; OCCTH 525.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 526.

Starting: 2023-01-01 OCCTH 527 - Fieldwork-Learning in a Practice Context

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 526.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 527.

Starting: 2023-05-01 OCCTH 528 - Fieldwork - Learning in a Practice Context

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 527.

★ 1 (fi VAR)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 academic courses.

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

The use and design of interventions for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities supported by the analysis and synthesis of occupational therapy principles. Corequisites: All Year 2 Fall Term courses.

Starting: 2022-09-01 OCCTH 530 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Synthesis

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 0-2S-0)

The use and design of interventions for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities supported by the analysis and synthesis of occupational therapy principles. Corequisites: All Year 2 Fall Term courses.

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

Application and evaluation of occupational therapy intervention media and modalities for physical and mental health functioning, participation, and activities. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 academic and fieldwork courses and Year 2, Fall Term academic and fieldwork courses. Corequisites: All Year 2 Winter term courses.

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 13 HOURS)

Students must successfully complete either a minimum of three distinct OCCTH modules or equivalent, which may include Independent study OCCTH 599 or equivalent course as determined by the department. Note: Course title is variable; course may be repeated.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3C-0)

Application of practical assessment and intervention approaches in physical and mental health.

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 13 HOURS)

The focus in the course is to transition from entry-level student to entry-level clinician. The course will include a comprehensive clinical capping assessment that is designed to use practical course content and activities in applying entry-level competencies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Principles of nervous system adaptation and plasticity over the lifespan, with an emphasis on nervous system response to injury and disease, and the biological basis for occupational performance. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 academic and fieldwork courses. Corequisites: OCCTH 530, 557.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Occupational therapy for neurological conditions encountered in practice. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 academic and fieldwork courses and Year 2, Fall Term academic and fieldwork courses. Corequisites: OCCTH 540, 558.

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-1)

Application of occupational therapy principles with an emphasis on children, youth and families, supported by evidence-based practice, and the incorporation of current theories, complex integrated case studies, and experiential learning.

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Application of occupational therapy principles with an emphasis on older adults and families, supported by evidence-based practice, and the incorporation of both current theories and complex integrated case studies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Application and integration of occupational therapy principles and practice for community service models. Community development approaches and collaboration highlight emerging roles for occupational therapists within the community-level in local, national, and international contexts.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The relationship between the client's occupational performance strengths and resources in meeting the demands and expectations of productivity roles in workplace, home and community.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Critical evaluation of occupational therapy and related literature including methodology and design.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of: (a) research methodology and design as they (i) apply to the development of a project proposal and (ii) as they affect published findings in the literature; and (b) consideration of how knowledge is translated into occupational therapy practice.

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

This course will further the students' knowledge of the resources and skills required for successful completion of OCCTH 900 Directed Final Project.

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 1-1S-0)

The theory-research practice nexus; skills for inquiry-based learning and evidence-based practice; acquiring, interpreting and applying best evidence for safe, ethical and effective occupational therapy practice.

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 1-1S-0)

Critical inquiry and anti-oppressive practice; critically situating and politicizing occupation and occupational therapy; community engaged research and socially transformative action.

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 4-0-1)

The study of: (a) physical human systems, nervous system and occupational performance deficits resulting from illness, injury, and disease; and (b) the concurrent development of related assessment skills and occupational therapy interventions.

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 4-0-1)

Occupational performance deficits resulting from illness, injury, and disease and the application of related assessment skills and occupational therapy interventions.

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, 6-0-1)

Application of occupational therapy principles, supported by current principles of neuroscience, for neurological conditions encountered in practice.

★ 1 (fi VAR)(EITH/SP/SU, UNASSIGNED)

Designed to allow a student to pursue a topic of interest in more depth than permitted by existing courses. Prerequisite: Departmental approval of plan of study. May be repeated.

★ 1 (fi VAR)(EITH/SP/SU, VARIABLE)

Designed to allow a student to pursue an advanced topic of interest in more depth than permitted by existing courses. Prerequisite: Departmental approval of plan of study. May be repeated.

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.

★ 6 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, clinical experience, and program evaluation directed to the exploration and evaluation of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy practice. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, clinical experience, and program evaluation directed to the exploration and evaluation of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy practice. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, clinical experience, and program evaluation directed to the exploration and evaluation of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy practice. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.