Mar 03, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog 
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OTAH 270 - OTA Management and Ethics

(3,0) 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): OTAH 200 Psychosocial OTA  , OTAH 221 Psychosocial Fieldwork I  .
Corequisite(s): OTAH 250 Adult/Geriatric Physical Rehab OTA  , OTAH 251 Adult/Geriatric Physical Rehab Fieldwork I  , OTAH 252 Adult/Geriatric Physical Rehab Clinical Conditions for the OTA  .
This course focuses on management and ethics in healthcare.  Discussed will be management principles in the American health care delivery system (including the roles of patients, third part insurance payers, and health care professionals), contemporary thinking about management skills and competencies (basically “how management gets done” in health care organizations), healthcare rules, laws, and regulations (including but not limited to HIPPA and IDEA), and common management and ethical dilemmas encountered in various public and private healthcare settings.  Upon completion of this course the OTA student will be expected to demonstrate an efficient understanding of management and organizational processes which help or hinder successful task completion, methods to improve interpersonal and diagnostic skills, and ways to develop an understanding of theoretical knowledge related to organizational design and behavior.



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