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Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.); Occupational Therapy (Non-Thesis) (58 credits)

Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy     Degree: Master of Sci Appl, Occ Ther

Program Requirements

The Master of Science, Applied, in Occupational Therapy is a 58-credit degree program to be completed in 1.5 graduate years over five semesters and includes a clinical practicum of 1,000 hours leading to professional licensure to practise.

Students admitted to the M.Sc.A. who have undergraduate degrees other than the B.Sc.(Rehabilitation Science); Major in Occupational Therapy from McGill University will be required to complete a Qualifying year of study, prior to beginning the master's program. For further information about the required courses in the Qualifying year, please see https://secureweb.mcgill.ca/spot/sites/mcgill.ca.spot/files/professional....

Research Project (6 credits)

  • POTH 624 Master's Project (6 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Project is related to rehabilitation.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Barbara Lee Mazer, Marie-Eve Bolduc, Isabelle Pearson (Fall) Isabelle Gelinas (Winter) Barbara Lee Mazer, Sara Ahmed (Summer)

    • Restriction: OT and PT students only.

Required Courses (49 credits)

  • OCC1 501 Clinical Practicum 1 (7 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (School of Physical & Occupational Therapy)

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : First supervised clinical practicum. Introduction to history taking, clinical reasoning, assessment and treatment for physical and psychiatric conditions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Susanne Mak, Caroline Storr (Fall) Caroline Storr, Marika Demers (Winter) Caroline Storr, Marika Demers (Summer)

    • Prerequisites: OCC1 545, OCC1 546, OCC1 547, OCC1 548, OCC1 549, OCC1 550, OCC1 551
  • OCC1 502 Clinical Practicum 2 (7 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (School of Physical & Occupational Therapy)

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Second supervised clinical practicum.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Susanne Mak, Caroline Storr (Fall) Caroline Storr, Marika Demers (Winter) Caroline Storr, Marika Demers (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: OCC1 501
  • OCC1 503 Clinical Practicum 3 (7 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (School of Physical & Occupational Therapy)

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Third supervised clinical practicum.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Susanne Mak, Caroline Storr (Fall) Caroline Storr, Marika Demers (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: OCC1 502 and Fall Courses in M1 OT
  • OCC1 602 Clinical Practicum 4 (7 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Fourth clinical practicum.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Susanne Mak, Caroline Storr (Fall) Caroline Storr, Marika Demers (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: OCC1 503
    • Restriction: OT students only
  • OCC1 617 Occupational Solutions 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : OT assessment and treatment of clients with disorders of the nervous system.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Dana Anaby, M Sandra Everitt (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: OCC1 547
    • Restriction: M1 OT students only
  • OCC1 618 Applied OT: Psychosocial Theory (5 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Current theories of psychosocial OT, including advanced psychosocial assessments and individual and/or group interventions relevant to specific psychosocial theories.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Melissa Park, Hiba Zafran, Suzanne Rouleau (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: OCC1 551
    • Restriction: M1 OT students only
  • OCC1 620 Work/Ergonomics (2 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : The principles of vocational rehabilitation including job demands analysis, functional capacity evaluation, and return to work. Examines environmental influences, ergonomic principles and assessment, the fitting of the workplace to the capabilities of the human worker, promotion of work safety, and injury prevention.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Sara Saunders (Fall)

    • Restriction: M1 OT students only
  • OCC1 622 Community-Based OT (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Assessment of community needs, development of OT community services, and the different roles of the OT in mental health and in the international community. Reintegration of the client in the socio-cultural community.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Hiba Zafran, Zachary Boychuck, Laurie M Snider (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: OCC1 618
    • Restriction: M1 OT students only
  • OCC1 623 Assistive Technology (2 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Application of high and low-technology assistive devices to enhance performance and individual human needs, including alternative computer access, manual and powered mobility, augmentative communication, telecommunications and environmental control, social and professional issues regarding technology service delivery.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Philippe Archambault (Winter)

    • Restriction: M1 OT students only
  • POTH 612 Advanced Research Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Intermediate-advanced learning levels in research methods to help students design, implement, and analyze results according to the needs of their entry level professional master's projects.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Judith Eileen Soicher, Anita Menon, Laurie M Snider (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: POTH 401 or equivalent content as deemed by the instructor

Complementary Courses (3 credits)

3 credits chosen from the following courses offered by the School. With permission from the Academic Director, students may take courses offered at the 500 or 600 levels by other departments at McGill.

  • OCC1 625 Functional Environments (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Problems and solutions of the environment that impact negatively on the physically or mentally disabled individual.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: M1 OT and Architecture students only
  • OCC1 626 Mental Health: Child and Youth (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Therapy : Orientation to children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders as well as evaluation and remediation techniques.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: OCC1 551, OCC1 618
    • Restriction: M1 OT students only
  • POTH 614 Selected Topics in Rehabilitation Science (2 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : A weekly lecture and seminar course taught by staff, designed to provide an overview of current research issues in rehabilitation.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Evanthia Kehayia (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Restriction: on-campus students only.
  • POTH 627 Advanced Topics in Dysphagia (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Exploration and application of fundamental skills for competent practice across the lifespan in the areas of dysphagia and feeding.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • This course comprises 3.5 hours lecture and 3 hours lab/seminar per week comprising clinical visits and practical exploration.
    • Prerequisites: OCC1 547, OCC1 617
    • Restriction: Open only to students registered in the following programs: MSc(Applied) in Occupational Therapy and MSc(Applied) in Physical Therapy. Open to other students by permission of instructor only.
  • POTH 632 Research Elective (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Practical research experience.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: M1 OT or PT courses.
    • Restriction: M2 OT & PT students only.
  • POTH 633 Function/Activity in Arthritis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Multidisciplinary approach to the assessment and treatment of clients with complex rheumatic diseases.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: OCC1 545, OCC1 549, OCC1 548
    • Restriction: OT students only, or permission of instructor
  • POTH 634 Childhood Performance Issues (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Specialized interventions of the occupational therapist in developmental paediatrics.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Laurie M Snider (Winter)

    • Restriction: M1 OT students only
  • POTH 635 Enabling Upper Extremity Function (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Exploration and application of fundamental skills for competent practice in the area of upper extremity rehabilitation.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Marie-Eve Bolduc (Winter)

    • This course comprises 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab/seminar and 2 hours clinical reasoning workshop per week comprising clinical visits and practical exploration.
    • Prerequisites: OCC1 545, OCC1 549
    • Restriction: Open only to students registered in the following programs: MSc(Applied) in Occupational Therapy and MSc(Applied) in Physical Therapy. Open to other students by permission of instructor only.
  • POTH 636 Physical Therapy in Pediatrics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Application of the frameworks of neurological, orthopedic and cardio-respiratory rehabilitation to the assessment and treatment of various pediatric conditions.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Isabelle Gagnon (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: PHTH 560, PHTH 561, PHTH 552
    • Restriction: Open only to students registered in the following programs: MSc(Applied) in Occupational Therapy and MSc(Applied) in Physical Therapy. Open to other students by permission of instructor only.
  • POTH 637 Cancer Rehabilitation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Cancer pathology, risk stratification, the treatment process and rehabilitation needs throughout the disease trajectory.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ana María Rodríguez, Adriana Venturini, Claudia Brown (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: PHTH 570 or permission of instructor
  • POTH 638 Promoting Wellness of Seniors (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : The complexity of rehabilitation interviews with the geriatric client, the various causes of occupational performance dysfunction, and the structure and organization of geriatric health care delivery are addressed.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Aliki Thomas, Patricia Da Cunha Belchior (Winter)

    • Restriction: OT students only or permision of instructor
  • POTH 640 Role-Emerging Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Career opportunities in private practice and/or new domains for Occupational Therapists, including small business management, legal and liability considerations, managing organizational growth and service marketing.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: OT/PT students only
Faculty of Medicine—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)