OT-900: Occupational Therapy Capstone

10 credit hours


This course engages students in advanced clinical/critical reasoning and competence measures in a pre-identified, specialized area of practice. The student is given an opportunity to demonstrate advanced integrated knowledge, skill, and competence in a specialty area of occupational therapy practice. Through the fourteen-week course, students will identify the relevant issues impacting the role of occupational therapy in the designated specialty area. They will complete readings in relevant literature, engage in communication exchanges with a professional leader in their identified area, and conclude their capstone project with a product reflecting the extent of their learning. Students will be assigned a faculty capstone advisor and participate in mandatory online modules embedded throughout the course to help guide the student during their capstone experience.