Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction 生理疾病職能治療 (含實習)



Fu-Jen Catholic University Department of Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction 生理疾病職能治療 (含實習) Fall 2011

Course Credits: Lecture: 2 credits, Practice: 1 credit

Instructors: 劉倩秀老師 Office: 3926, E-mail 072223@mail.fju.edu.tw Location: MD304

Time: Tuesday, D5-D8 13:40-17:30

Course Description:

This course is intended for students who aim to have a current and well-rounded view of the field—from theoretical rationale to evaluation, treatment, and follow-up. Emphasis of the course will be placed on evaluation and treatment for each performance component, including neuromuscular, sensory, perceptual, cognitive, and psychological function. The latter part of the course will be focusing on OT’s intervention with different diagnoses, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurodegenerative diseases, musculoskeletal

problems, arthritis, etc. Both lectures and practice of evaluation and treatment techniques will be included. The class will include discussions, peer presentations, lectures, and group


Course Objectives:

The students will be able to demonstrate:

1) The knowledge of cause, symptoms, progression, or prognosis of each diagnosis or problems commonly shown in people with physical disabilities.

2) The knowledge of relevant theory, model, framework, clinical reasoning or modalities required for clinical practice of occupational therapy for physical disabilities.

3) The knowledge required to conduct clinical evaluation and treatment commonly used in occupational therapy for physical disabilities.

4) The ability required to conduct clinical evaluation and treatment commonly used in occupational therapy for physical disabilities.

Content of Course:

Week Date Topic Lecturer

1 0913 Introduction 劉倩秀

2 0920 OT for Arthritis 劉倩秀



3 0927 Special Needs of the Older adults 王國明/周佳燁 4 1004 OT for Hand Impairments

Group presentation – Liu(1)


5 1011 OT for Stroke (I) 李佳宜

6 1018 OT for Stroke(Postural control, Motor control, NDT FoR)(II)

Group Presentation – Lee


7 1025 OT for Neurodegenerative Disease (I) 王國明/周佳燁

8 1101 OT for Neurodegenerative Disease (II) Group Presentation – Wang


9 1108 Mid-term exam 劉倩秀

10 1115 OT for TBI 李佳宜

11 1122 OT for SCI (I) 劉倩秀

12 1129 OT for SCI (II)

Group Presentation – Liu(2)


13 1206 OT for Orthopaedic Condition 王國明/周佳燁

14 1213 OT for Cardiac and pulmonary disease 王國明/周佳燁

15 1220 OT for Dysphagia 郭皇瑛/劉倩秀

16 1227 Physical Agent Modalities 李佳宜

17 0103 OT for Burn injuries 龔宇聲/李佳宜

18 0110 Final Exam 劉倩秀


Required: Radomski, M. V., & Latham, C. A. T. (Eds.). (2008). Occupational therapy for physical dysfunction (6th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Recommended: Pendleton, H., & Schultz-krohn, W. (Eds.). (2006). Pedretti’s occupational therapy: Practice skills for physical dysfunction (6th ed.). Mosby.

van Deusen, J., & Brunt, D. (Eds.). (1997). Assessment in occupational therapy and physical therapy. W. B. Saunders.

Crepeau, E. B., Cohn, E. S., Schell, B. A. B. (Eds.). (2003). Willard &

Spackman’s occupational therapy (10th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Course requirements:

Group presentation: The group presentation will be a case study. A case of stroke, TBI, SCI, or neurodegenerative disease will be assigned to each group. Further details will be given. Present the study in class on week 4,6,8, and 12. Distribute the handout to each class member. Each group has 20-30 minutes to present your study, with role-playing, oral presentation, or any other creative styles.




Class participation/involvement 10%;Group Presentation – Lee(10%), Liu(10%), Wang (10%);

Mid-term exam 30%;Fnal exam 30% ;

根據輔仁大學學生成績考評及學分核計辦法:第 十二 條:學生某一科目缺課達該學期上課 實際時數三分之一以上時(包括請假與曠課之換算),應予扣考。






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