Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

  • Analyze the variables affecting costs, outcomes, and quality of health care in the United States.
  • Articulate the process and measures commonly used in quality improvement.
  • Compare and contrast models and frameworks of health, disability, and functioning.
  • Develop a theory and evidence-base brief proposal of one of the following: (a) health promotion and wellness program, (b) prevention program, or (c) quality improvement program.
  • Apply evidence-based guidelines to the identification and prevention of health care problems within occupational therapy’s scope of practice.
  • Synthesize broad ecological and social determinants of health and evidence to design and deliver evidence-based, culturally relevant clinical interventions and strategies.
  • Create materials for advocacy on behalf of clients, occupational therapy, or health policy.
  • Analyze how therapeutic use of self and shared decision-making facilitate client engagement and therapeutic progress.