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 Course Title:   Introduction to Rehabilitation

 Title Abbreviation:   INTRO TO REHABILITATION

 Department:    HSERV

 Course #:    121

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    4

 CIP:    510392

 EPC:    420

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Overview of disabilities and historical and current rehabilitation techniques.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 44

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Become familiar with terms and definitions pertaining to rehabilitation.
  2. Understand disabling conditions and current treatment.
  3. Know how to evaluate treatment modes.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.6 Recognize how the value and biases in different disciplines can affect the ways in which data is analyzed.
2.8 Describe how one’s own preconceptions, biases and values affect one’s response to new and ambiguous situations.

Course Contents

  1. History of rehabilitation.
  2. Descriptions and examples of disabilities including:
    • Mental illness.
    • Developmental disabilities.
    • Head injuries.
    • Learning disabilities.
    • Alcohol and drug rehabilitation training techniques used for specific disabilities.