OTA and PTA Introductory Fieldwork Placement

Course Code: THER 159

Academic Year: 2019-2020

The purpose of this practical experience is to introduce students to the rehabilitation environment and to provide students the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills with clients who have musculoskeletal injuries. Students will have the opportunity to interact with professional staff and clients when possible. Students will understand the organization of the specific department and the programs offered at the placement facility. It is intended that the students not only observe individual and group programs but also assist when feasible.