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Course Appendix  »  Recreational Therapy
 

 
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  » RTP-101   » Introduction To Recreational Therapy   » 45 clock hours
The history, advancements, licensing laws, the trends, role and the responsibilities of RT/TR., including medical & ethic issues. The course includes functions of RT, Education, Training and Certification (NCTRC).


  » RTP-102 (MED-102)   » Medical Terminology - Recreational Therapy   » 45 clock hours
The focus of this curse is to familiarize the student with the words, phrases, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations, combining forms, medical language and the system of terms in health care. Emphasis in on medical terminology used in Recreational Therapy.


  » RTP-103 (MED-103)   » Human Growth & Development   » 45 clock hours
This course involves the study of development of the individual during the embryonic stage. including theories of physical, psychological, cognitive, social & cultural development throughout the lifespan.


  » RTP-104 (MED-104)   » Medical Professional Ethics for RT/TR   » 45 clock hours
This course is designed to provide a general, legal and moral issues & concepts for the Health care practitioners, including RT/TR. It includes Patients’ Bill of Rights, Advocacy, Code of Professional Conduct, Competence, Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest, Ethical Theories & Principles, Nonmaleficence, Privacy, and accepted ethical practices with respect to culture, social, spiritual and ethnic differences.


  » RTP-105 (MED-105)   » Human Anatomy & Physiology - 1   » 30 clock hours
The course is designed to provide the basic knowledge of human anatomy, including the cell, integumentary system, the skeletal system, articulation, muscular, nervous and the endocrine systems.


  » RTP-105 L (MED-105L)   » Human Anatomy & Physiology - 1  Lab   » 15 clock hours
The course is designed for the practical lab to enhance the theoretical knowledge of human anatomy, acquired in RTP-105 (MED-105) course about the cell, integumentary system, the skeletal system, articulation, muscular, nervous and the endocrine systems.


  » RTP-107   » Leisure Throughout Lifespan   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this basic course in Leisure Through Lifespan is to provide a comprehensive perspective of leisure and fun activities which has a significant impact on our physical, emotional & neurological health.


  » RTP-108   » Leisure Lifestyle Development   » 45 clock hours
This course is designed to explore and evaluate how leisure activities can enhance the lifestyle of patients.


  » RTP-110   » Theories of Play, Recreation & Leisure   » 45 clock hours
There are many different theories, concepts, ideas and modules within the context of play, recreation and leisure. This goal of this programs is to investigate, assess and evaluate those theories which are beneficial to the patients.


  » RTP-111   » Social Psychological Aspects of Play, Recreation & Leisure   » 45 clock hours
There are many different theories, concepts, ideas and modules within the context of play, recreation and leisure. This goal of this programs is to investigate, assess and evaluate those theories which are beneficial to the patients.


  » RTP-115   » Recreational Therapy Intervention Modules   » 45 clock hours
This course deals with various modules, ways and means of providing the services of a recreational therapist to the patients.


  » RTP-201   » Laws & Legal Issues Impacting RT/TR   » 45 clock hours
This course deals with the current laws and legal issues which are impacting the practice of Recreational Therapists / Therapeutic Recreation, including the licensing, compensation, etc.


  » RTP-202   » Concepts of Recreational Therapy   » 45 clock hours
This course delves into various concepts, and programs being used in the recreation therapy for the benefit of the patients.


  » RTP-203   » Practice Settings for Recreation Therapist   » 45 clock hours
Recreational Therapists work in many different professional settings, such as hospitals, physical therapy clinics, rehab centers, recreational facilities, etc. This course explores various options where recreational therapy is applied.


  » RTP-204   » Assessment Modules for Recreational Therapy   » 45 clock hours
This program explores different ways & means to evaluate the patient, the differential diagnosis, prognosis and plans of care.


  » RTP-205 (MED-205)   » Human Anatomy & Physiology-2   » 30 clock hours
Prerequisite:RTP-105
The advance course in Human Anatomy & Physiology includes cardiovascular system, respiratory system, digestive system, the urinary system, fluid & electrolyte, acid-base, reproductive system, growth & development & genetic.


  » RTP-205L (MED-205L)   » Human Anatomy & Physiology-2  LAB   » 15 clock hours
The course is designed for the practical lab to enhance the theoretical knowledge of human anatomy, acquired in RTP-205 (MED-205) course about the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive systems, etc.


  » RTP-206 (MED-206)   » Pathophysiology   » 45 clock hours
This course in clinical concepts of disease process, introduces the students to general pathologies of the various human body systems including heredity, and environmental deficits.


  » RTP-207   » Life Care Planning   » 45 clock hours
The course teaches the student to study the history, diagnosis, prognosis and progress report of the patient and design a program of activities which will enhance the quality of life for the patient.


  » RTP-208   » Concept of Interdisciplinary Team in R. Therapy   » 30 clock hours
This course explores the importance of a multidisciplinary team for the best treatment of the patient, including a physician, physical therapist, occupational therapist, nurse, recreational therapist, caregiver as well as the patient.


  » RTP-209   » Information Systems in Recreational Therapy   » 30 clock hours
The advancement in technology, availability of medical records & data is the focus of this course.


  » RTP-211 (PTA-211)   » Kinesiology   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this basic course in Kinesiology is to provide a comprehensive perspective of biomechanics & principles of musculoskeletal anatomy, neuromuscular physiology and osteokinematics. At the end of the course, the student should have a very good knowledge of how various segments of the human body move and their inter-relationships


  » RTP-215   » Patient Advocacy   » 45 clock hours
This course involves research, investigation and programs to promote the rights of the patients.


  » RTP-218 (MED-218)   » Pathophysiology   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the study of the biologic and physical manifestations of disease as the correlate with the underlying abnormalities and physiologic disturbances.


  » RTP-220   » Electives for Recreational Therapy Program   » 45 clock hours

  » RTP-250   » Independent Study inRecreational Therapy   » 45 clock hours
Students need to suggest a program of their personal interest to conduct an independent study within the field of Recreational Therapy, and seek approval and guidance from the school, before embarking on this program.


  » RTP-290   » Research in Recreational Therapy   » 45 clock hours
Research is considered to be the professional development journey of Recreational Therapy profession. This course begins by building background knowledge of important concepts, theories & principles. The observation, examination & collection of data is then used to develop new theories, activities and/or modalities to help improve health care. The course includes the analytical and critical thinking, scientific methods, ethical concerns and search techniques necessary for the research process.


  » RTP-295   » Clinical Internship – Recreational Therapy   » 45 clock hours
 
 
 
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