OTA-B Student Learning Outcomes
The expected student outcomes reflect Trinity’s vision and mission, Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Ethics Standards, AOTA Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain & Process as well as AOTA Blueprint for Education.
Following completion of the OTA program in Trinity Washington University School of Nursing and Health Professions, the OTA graduate will:
- Use professional literature to make evidence based practice decisions in collaboration with other healthcare professionals (2011 ACOTE Standards; B.8.3)
- Demonstrate clinical skills and professional behaviors of an entry level OTA that reflect the standards and ethics of the OT profession
- Identify, adapt and modify activities and interventions that support the needs and wants of the client in their pursuit to master occupations and their environments.
- Be able to gather information about patients, populations and organizations and effectively communicate their occupational needs to the OTR, healthcare team, family and/or community
- Identify legal and ethical aspects of the OTA’s role in the supervision of healthcare personnel
- Successfully pass the NBCOT OTA exam