Sep 27, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OT 5810 - Work Analysis and Consultation

This course introduces students to work analysis in a variety of settings. Students learn to write job descriptions using ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) standards (essential and nonessential job functions) and will learn to evaluate workers to determine their individual capability to perform a certain job (work capacity evaluation). Students will evaluate actual jobs to make recommendation (following current legislation) for modifications for the worker, work site, and work organization to decrease potential job-related injuries. Students will also develop a wellness and injury prevention program to address injury prevention for a specific population.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: OT 4720 and 4750 or neurology, kinesiology, biomechanical background, and one, successful internship with consent of instructor.

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students.

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