Course Information

Fieldwork Education II - B (OTS 208)

Term: 2018-2019 AY - Spring Semester


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The goal of Level II Fieldwork, as described by the 2018 ACOTE Standards, is to “develop competent, entry level, generalist occupational therapy assistantsâ€. Level II Fieldwork is integral to the curriculum design and includes in depth experience in delivering OT services to clients, focusing on the application of purposeful and meaningful occupation. ACOTE requires a minimum of 16 weeks’ full-time Level II fieldwork. OTS208 provides eight (8) weeks of this requirement. Students are exposed to client and setting diversity. The Level II fieldwork experience enables the student to apply the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to practical situations. Level II (B) is designed to promote clinical reasoning suitable to the occupational therapy assistant role, to transmit the values and beliefs that enable ethical practice, and to develop professionalism and competence in career responsibilities. Professionalism and OT Citizenship will be demonstrated. Students will be assigned to