OT 640 Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, 3 credits

This elective course offers students the opportunity to learn hand and upper extremity anatomy and physiology, orthotic fabrication skills, and occupation-based treatment approaches to facilitate the healing process for those who suffer from upper extremity pathologies. The process of intervention which this course emphasizes includes: screening, assessment, formulation of intervention plans, treatment implementation, discontinuation of services, and documentation of services. This is done in accordance with the profession's standards of practice and code of ethics.