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Occupational Therapy Aide course curriculum

By starting with the history and important milestones that have shaped the field, our Occupational Therapy Aide course curriculum provides students with a foundation to build real-world skills and knowledge. From medical terminology and customer service skills to how to use equipment safely, the syllabus covers a range of essentials and sets students up for a successful future in the field.

Orientation: Learning at Ashworth

Orientation: Learning at Ashworth  

In this course, you’ll examine the goals and values of Ashworth College, time management, creating a realistic weekly and monthly study schedule, the nature and purpose of assessments, how to study effectively to prepare for and take an online examination, and developing the skill sets necessary for success in the 21st century.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify skills needed to be a confident and independent online learner.

Introduction to Allied Health

Introduction to Allied Health  

In this course, you’ll be introduced to healthcare, the healthcare industry in the United States, and the roles that healthcare workers play in that industry.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe the United States healthcare industry and the professional roles within it.

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Program Description

The Occupational Therapy Aide Career Diploma is designed to provide students with the knowledge of the fundamentals skills required of occupational therapy aides. Students will learn about medical terminology and the principles, practices, issues, strategies, equipment, and devices used by occupational therapy aides and the rehabilitation team.

Program Objectives

After completing the Occupational Therapy Aide program, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and define commonly used medical terms and explain how to use word elements to interpret unfamiliar medical terminology.
  2. Identify the important milestones and people that shaped the occupational therapy field.
  3. Recognize the roles and responsibilities of the members of the rehabilitative team.
  4. Identify the significance of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework domain and process, and recognize how important the Occupational Therapy Aide duties responsibilities, including workplace safety, are to the occupational therapy process.
  5. Recognize the importance of customer service in the occupational therapy setting, identify occupational therapy equipment used in the treatment process, how to use the equipment, and the safety procedures required while using this equipment.

Get equipped for an allied health career

Ashworth College's API Program Name Career Diploma program helps you develop the confidence you need to reach for your career goals because we integrate job search prep into your studies. With the online tools at the Ashworth College Central Network, you’ll get step-by-step guidance as you create polished, professional resumes and letters. After you graduate, you’ll keep your Ashworth College Central Network account so you can revisit the tools any time you need to make a good impression on a potential employer. Learn more about it at the Career Services page.

Advance your career in our online API Program Name program. Call 1-800-957-5412