Design and Initial Evaluation of a  Competency-Based Curriculum for the  Occupational Therapy Program

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Our profession (Occupational Therapy) adopted new standards that needed to be incorporated into the curriculumThe Faculty started a Curriculum Revision and decided to explore the possibility of a Competency-Based CurriculumWe are preparing the Self Study Report for our upcoming Accreditation Sit

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5. A CD will be given to all faculty - adjunct and part time so they can see where their courses fit into the bigger picture. A CD will be given to all faculty - adjunct and part time so they can see where their courses fit into the bigger picture.

6. Outer ring Ė themes included in each course (an overview of our teaching/learning philosophy) Trunk - Branches - represent the 12 competencies that will be assessed at assigned places throughout the curriculum.Outer ring Ė themes included in each course (an overview of our teaching/learning philosophy) Trunk - Branches - represent the 12 competencies that will be assessed at assigned places throughout the curriculum.

7. Basic Tenets of OT 2(a)The competent occupational therapy graduate can effectively communicate to others the unique nature and value of occupation. 2(b)The competent graduate understands the dynamic role of occupation in the promotion of health and the prevention of disease and disability as well as the effects of physical and mental health on the individualís occupational performance within all contextual considerations. 2(c)The competent graduate can analyze each aspect of occupation in order to safely and effectively formulate an intervention plan using compensatory strategies when appropriate.

10. The new group of students beginning this fall will first see this during orientation. The tree logo will be placed on various items to remind all of the curriculum design. During their first semester, they will create an iwebfolio and begin to post their completed competencies there. Each syllabus will include a description of this courseís connection to the ďtreeĒ. The new group of students beginning this fall will first see this during orientation. The tree logo will be placed on various items to remind all of the curriculum design. During their first semester, they will create an iwebfolio and begin to post their completed competencies there. Each syllabus will include a description of this courseís connection to the ďtreeĒ.

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