Community College of Rhode Island

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Contact Information

Kimberly Crealey Rouillier
Department Chair,
Rehabilitative Health Department
krouillier@ccri.edu
Tel: 401-851-1672

Michael A. Nardone
Program Director,
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Mnardone1@ccri.edu
Tel: 401-851-1667

For more information about the program contact Deborah Watson:
dwatson@ccri.edu
401-851-1637

Curriculum Outline

Prerequisite Courses
Course Class Lab Clinic Credits
octa 1000: Introduction to Occupational Therapy 2 0 0 2
RHAB 1010: Medical Terminology for Rehab Health 1 0 0 1
BIOL 1010: Human Anatomy 3 3 0 4
MATH 1420: Introduction to College Math 4 0 0 3
BIOL 1020: Human Physiology 3 3 0 4
ENGL 1010: Composition I 3 0 0 3
SPCH 1100: Oral Communication I 3 0 0 3
PSYC 2010: General Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSYC 2030: Developmental Psychology 3 0 0 3
Total Prerequisite Credits 26
The courses listed above must be completed with a grade of “C” or better, before acceptance into the program.  A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 must be obtained.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Courses
First Semester (Fall)
Course Class Lab Clinic Credits
RHAB 1110: Kinesiology 3 2 0 3
octa 1010: Fundamentals of Treatment I 3 3 0 4
RHAB 1030: Pathophysiology for Rehab Health Practitioners 3 0 0 3
octa 1070: Tests and Measurements for Occupational Therapy Assistants 1 2 0 2
Totals 10 7 0 12
Second Semester (Spring)
Course Class Lab Clinic Credits
octa 1030: Fundamentals of Treatment II 3 3 0 4
octa 1040: Gerontology 2 3 0 3
octa 1050: Pediatric Occupational Therapy 3 3 0 4
octa 1060: Fieldwork I* 0 0 35 1
octa 1080: Therapeutic Activity Group Skills 2 0 0 2
Totals 10 9 35 14
Third Semester (Summer)
Course Class Lab Clinic Credits
octa 2010: Psychosocial Occupational Therapy 4 4 0 4
octa 2020: Physical Rehabilitation 4 4 0 4
Totals 8 8 0 8
Fourth Semester (Fall)
Course Class Lab Clinic Credits
octa 2030: Fieldwork IIA ** 0 0 35 4
octa 2035 Fieldwork IIB ** 0 0 35 4
octa 2040: Fieldwork Seminar 2 0 0 2
Totals 2 0 35/wk 10

Total Program Credits = 70

*35 hours of Fieldwork experience
**35 hours of Fieldwork experience for 8 weeks for a total of 280 hours

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