Evaluation, Intervention & Outcomes-Productive Aging | Spalding University Catalog

OT-790: Evaluation, Intervention & Outcomes-Productive Aging

5 credit hours

Emphasizes practice issues concerning the occupations of aging. Areas of focus include changes in physical, sensory, perceptual, and cognitive function, as well as examination of emotional and spiritual health. Transitions in late life as influenced by personal and environmental factors are investigated. Interventions designed to promote health and wellness, the prevention of injury and chronic disease management will occur. This course has a lab component to provide the opportunity to apply knowledge and develop reasoning skills for entry-level practice. Learning outcomes include designing and implementing evidenced based interventions focusing on theoretical frames of reference applicable to aging populations.