OT 649 Leadership in Occupational Therapy Practice (3)
This course offers an introduction to administrative, supervisory, and professional issues as they relate to the field of OT. The course will survey the health care system with emphasis on the economic, organizational, and socio-political factors that influence OT practice. Reimbursement standards and grant writing guidelines will be examined to develop the knowledge and skills needed to ensure OT services are funded. Supervision and administration models will be discussed and critically analyzed for implementation by the entry-level Occupational Therapist. Professional standards for certification, licensure, and continuing professional education will be discussed with emphasis on the ethics of OT practice.