This course provides interested individuals with current information, beginning skills, and exploration of attitudes concerning the profession of occupational therapy. It presents a broad overview and history of the profession, with an emphasis on the scope of OT, OT process, team process, professional issues, practice settings, ethics and current trends. Chapter discussions, learning activities and quizzes, 2 exams.
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 5th Ed. (2018)
O'Brien, J.C. and Hussey, S.M.
Dr. David Greene's primary teaching responsibilities involve the areas of biomechanics and kinesiology. He graduated from Louisiana State University in New Orleans Medical Center with a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy and later, a Master of Science in anatomy. He received his Ph.D. from Colorado State in the School of Education. He has approximately 14 years of clinical experience in the field of occupational therapy; most of that time was spent in the area of rehabilitation following physical trauma or disease. David's current research interests are the areas of gerontology and service learning.