This course provides an introduction to the Canadian health care system, the determinants of health and the roles and responsibilities of the health care team members. The role and scope of practice of Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists are also discussed. The duties and responsibilities of Occupational Therapist Assistants and Physical Therapists Assistants are described as well as the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to provide rehabilitation services to a diverse client population.
Course code: OPTA 1132
Length: 60 hours
CorequisitesSemester 1 courses: OPTA 1131, 1133, 1134, 1135 and 1136
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.