2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
OST 735 - Public Policy and Advocacy
Reviews the historical impact of major legislation on occupational therapy practice, the ramifications of political decisions on health care delivery, and the importance of professional advocacy. U.S. political process and roles of stakeholders in health care policy development are analyzed, including lobbyists, professional associations, and individual members of the profession. Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dr.O.T. program.