OTA105 - Nervous System Function

Basic principles of neurology and associated sensory and cognitive systems related to daily living activities. Deficits in sensory, perceptual and cognitive functioning and effects on occupational performance are examined

Credits: 4

Offered: Winter


  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic structural, physiological and organizational elements of both the central and peripheral nervous systems.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic functions of the nervous system, brain and sensory-perceptual systems.
  3. Identify common pathologies associated with the CNS and PNS and how it relates to a client’s physical and mental health and ability to participate in occupations.
  4. Utilize literature and research review to articulate the importance of scholarly activities to the development of occupational therapy profession, including seeking quality source information