Health Sciences Calendar
2005 - 2006

6.6.4 Professional Specialty Courses - Descriptions

The following courses are open to senior students in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy by permission of the Directors of the undergraduate programs and may be subject to limited enrolment. These courses may be taken as part of the undergraduate program in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy.

Denotes limited enrolment.
POTH 402 Advanced Rheumatology.
(2) (3.5 hours per week for 8 weeks) (Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of the rheumatic diseases and clinical experience in the treatment of physical disabilities.) A seminar course emphasizing a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and total care of patients with rheumatic diseases. This course may be offered in the Fall or Winter term.
POTH 403 Paediatrics.
(2) (3.5 hours/week) A lecture and seminar course examining the development, assessment and management of children within a variety of handicapping conditions. This course may be offered in the Fall or Winter term.
POTH 410 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
(2) (3.5 hours /week) A specialized course in psychiatric occupational therapy to include an orientation to children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders as well as the evaluation and remediation techniques used in the occupational therapy treatment of these children.
POTH 441 Research Elective.
(2) The students are introduced to the methods and procedures of the specific area of research of the faculty supervisor. The student and faculty supervisor determine the objectives, requirements, time span (usually one term), scheduling, deadlines and mode of evaluation of the project.
POTH 446 Current Topics: Rehabilitation.
(2) (3 hours/ week for 8 weeks) A professional elective course given in a lecture/seminar/practical format as appropriate to a specialized rehabilitation topic. The student selects one theme from a list of current topic themes to be offered in that semester. The topic themes may change from year to year based on current and developing issues in rehabilitation.

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