OCC 521 Fieldwork I – Older Adult
Students will complete three (3) Level I fieldwork experiences throughout the educational program: One with children and adolescents; one with adults; and one with the older adult. Students must complete a Level I fieldwork experience in a mental health setting and one in a physical rehabilitation setting. One week (30 hours) each trimester in trimesters two (2), three (3), and four (4) is designated as the Level I fieldwork week on the academic calendar. This course provides opportunities for observation and participation in various aspects of the occupational therapy process during a full-time one week older adult Level I fieldwork experience. Students will be able to observe evaluations and interventions performed on the older adult with a variety of diagnosis in medical or educational settings.