Catalog 2018-2019

OT-870 Cognition, Perception, and Occupation Across the Lifespan

Prerequisites: OT-602, OT-603, OT-610, OT-630, OT-650, OT-653, OT-662, OT-770, OT-771. Corequisite: OT-763. Pass/Fail not available. Audit available. This course provides an overview of cognition and perception. Students will learn how cognitive, visual, and perceptual processing impact occupational performance with an emphasis on individuals with brain injury. This course will introduce the student to neuro-rehabilitation theories and evidence to support best practice in the dynamic interplay between cognition, perception, context and occupation. Laboratory sessions provide students with the opportunity to develop competency in formal and informal assessments used in cognitive and perceptual evaluation.