Apply to Become Adjunct Faculty

The following course descriptions provide a brief overview of the courses for which we are seeking adjunct faculty. Each course description also includes the type of adjunct work required in a course (Online Class, Virtual Lab, Onsite Lab, or Onsite Fieldwork Experience) along with the dates for the 2022 calendar year. If interested in these positions, please use the Interfolio links associated with each course you have interest in applying for. Thank you for your interest in working with our department.

 

Spring Semester

OTD 6215 Neuroscience in Occupational Therapy (2 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 01/23/2022 - 01/24/2022

Examination of the theoretical explanations of occupational choices viewed through a neuroscience lens. Contemporary concepts of brain-function that support occupation are explored with emphasis on sensory, motor, and cognitive processes. Lab activities emphasize elements of the neurologic examination with an introduction to commonly employed measures and tools for assessment.

 

OTD 6311 Foundations of Occupational Therapy (3 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 01/26/2022 - 01/29/2022

This course examines the historical foundations, philosophical base, core values, and code of ethics of the profession. Occupation-based models of practice and the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (OTPF) are examined with a focus on analysis of the domain of occupational therapy. Structured learning experiences facilitate professional development and the transition to professional roles. Includes an experiential lab component.

 

OTD 6420 Mental Health Populations and Practice in Occupational Therapy (4 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 03/21/2022 - 03/24/2022

Historical and current models for application of occupational therapy to psychosocial problems. Reflective video analysis and faculty-led experiences to aid the socialization process into roles and styles of occupational therapists in mental health practice and other psychosocial settings. Task analysis and activity analysis techniques for participation in human occupation.

*NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants that can attend both OTD 6420 and OTD 6225.  Please apply to both postings if available.



OTD 6225 Fieldwork Seminar IA: Mental Health (2 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Fieldwork Experience

Onsite Lab Dates: 03/25/2022 - 03/26/2022

Development of clinical reasoning, therapeutic use of self and the occupational therapy process is emphasized with a focus on the development of and socialization to professional behavior and attitudes. Simulation and faculty-led experiences promote an organized approach to implementation of the occupational therapy process including evaluation, intervention, and targeting of outcomes. Includes service delivery models within mental health settings.

*NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants that can attend both OTD 6420 and OTD 6225.  Please apply to both postings if available.



OTD 6124 Professional Competencies I (1 credit hour)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 03/27/2022 - 03/28/2022

Introduction to professional roles and responsibilities of the occupational therapy practitioner with emphasis on effective communication, intraprofessional collaboration, and interprofessional team dynamics. Integration of emotional/social intelligence, learning theories, learning styles, characteristics of learners through the lifespan, and health literacy education approaches.

 

Summer Semester

OTD 6333 Human Movement (3 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 05/15/2022 - 05/17/2022

Fundamental knowledge of the structure and function of the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systems with application to occupational performance and assessments related to palpation, muscle testing, and goniometry.  Includes analysis of dysfunction and it's impact on occupational performance.

 

OTD 6430 Adult and Older Adult Populations and Practice in Occupational Therapy (4 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 05/18/2022 - 05/21/2022

Evaluation and intervention for adults using ICIDH systems as a framework.  Application of screening, planning, applied treatment and evaluation approaches including acquisition, restorative, and compensatory strategies for adult and older adult populations.

*NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants that can attend both OTD 6430 and OTD 6238.  Please apply to both postings if available.



OTD 6238 Fieldwork Seminar IB: Adults and Older Adults (2 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Fieldwork Experience

Onsite Lab Dates: 05/22/2022 - 05/23/2022

Development of clinical reasoning is emphasized with a focus on the development of and socialization to professional behavior and attitudes. Simulation and faculty-led experiences promote an organized approach to implementation of the occupational therapy process including evaluation, intervention, and targeting of outcomes. Includes service delivery models for adult and older adult populations in various settings.

*NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants that can attend both OTD 6430 and OTD 6238.  Please apply to both postings if available.



Fall Semester

OTD 6450 Children and Youth Populations and Practice in Occupational Therapy (4 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 09/12/2022 - 09/15/2022

Occupational therapy theory and rationale of competency-based assessments and interventions for physical, developmental, sensory integrative, perceptual/cognitive, and psychosocial impairment as it applies to children and youth and their families. Application of pediatric frames of reference to specific problems within the framework of the multicultural family.

*NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants that can attend both OTD 6450 and OTD 6256.  Please apply to both postings if available.



OTD 6256 Fieldwork Seminar 1C: Children and Youth (2 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Fieldwork Experience

Onsite Lab Dates: 09/16/2022 - 09/17/2022

Development of clinical reasoning, therapeutic use of self and the occupational therapy process is emphasized with a focus on development of and socialization to professional behavior and values. Simulation and faculty-led experiences promote an organized approach to implementation of the occupational therapy process and service delivery models as applied to children and youth and their families.

*NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants that can attend both OTD 6450 and OTD 6256.  Please apply to both postings if available.



OTD 6360 Wellness and Health Promotion (3 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 10/31/2022 - 11/01/2022

Focus on prevention health, wellness, and fitness related to injury prevention, nutritional influences, fitness testing, and exercise prescription in an apparently healthy population. Development and adaptation of injury prevention and/or exercise programs based on test results. Course includes participation in selected complementary and alternative health interventions.

 

OTD 6262 Professional Competencies II (2 credit hours)

Type: Onsite Lab

Onsite Lab Dates: 11/02/2022 - 11/04/2022

Fundamental basis of theory and skills necessary for selecting and utilizing physical agent modalities and splinting within the context of occupational therapy practice. Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills are developed through various case studies, self quizzes, splint analyses, laboratory exercises, and self-evaluation. Licensure requirements and competency issues are addressed.