Catalog 2018-2019

OT-621 Professional Reasoning I: Critical Inquiry and Decision Making

Prerequisites: None. Pass/Fail, Audit not available. This is the first in a series of professional reasoning courses. It will provide an introduction to the fundamental concepts of professional reasoning and critical inquiry as the basis for professional decision-making. Students will learn to identify assumptions, reflect on observations, differentiate select aspects of reasoning, and develop an attitude of inquiry. A problem solving approach to clinical decision-making will be introduced, including the basic principles and methods of evidence based practice.