Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of the liberal arts and sciences to the therapeutic use of occupations as a foundation for engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being and quality of life
  • Evaluate research and evidence to support occupational therapy practice decisions
  • Integrate the theoretical base of occupational therapy and occupational science to implement the therapeutic use of occupation with individuals or groups participating in roles and situations in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being and quality of life
  • Select appropriate evidence-based evaluations and occupation-centered interventions that incorporate the therapeutic use of occupation to achieve expected occupation-related outcomes
  • Collaborate with various inter-professional and intraprofessional providers of service involved in planning and implementing intervention plans for individuals and/or populations
  • Uphold the ethical standards, values and attitudes of the occupational therapy profession
  • Contribute, as an effective lifelong consumer of knowledge and information, to the growth and dissemination of practice evidence, linking professional education, practice and research in occupational therapy
  • Defend theoretical perspectives in occupational therapy as a foundation for advocating for occupational therapy services and achieving occupation-related outcomes

Elizabeth Wanka, DrOT, MOT, OTR/L

Associate Professor, MOT Program; Program Director, Master of Occupational Therapy
Master of Occupational Therapy

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