Dec 01, 2022  
2022–2023 University Catalog/Handbook (Fall) 
    
2022–2023 University Catalog/Handbook (Fall)
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HSC 5700 - Wellness and Prevention in OT and PT

Hours: 3
This course will present the concept of wellness as a foundation to rehabilitation services and interventions. It will allow the students to investigate their own personal wellness and to internalize the information, to become role models of wellness in the health care profession. Additionally, the concept of wellness will be applied to the practice of rehabilitation, making relevant the content to the students’ roles as future professionals. The course will include a health risk appraisal, fitness testing, nutrition analysis, emotional/mental assessments, self-reflections, identification of barriers to change, goal setting, and problem solving for applications to real-life clinic/home situations the rehabilitation specialist may encounter. Further, this course will incorporate area professionals for the presentation and integration of complementary/alternative forms of medicine.



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