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This course provides the student with a fundamental knowledge for occupational therapy from early adulthood to death. The content introduces students to physical dysfunctions that affect this group and will focus on skills necessary for prevention, remediation, compensation, and techniques to improve participation in occupations across the lifespan. Normal and pathological conditions associated with aging will be reviewed; for example, orthopedic and neurological and other disabilities.  The material will cover evaluation and analysis, interventions, occupational therapy services and settings, documentation and the role of the assistant.