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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 125-129

Surveying entry-level curriculum content in home modifications for occupational therapy programs


Occupational Therapy Department, University of Vermont College of Arts and Sciences, Vermont, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Victoria Priganc
Occupational Therapy Program, University of Vermont, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 106 Carrigan Dr Burlington, VT 05405
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/EHP.EHP_22_22

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Importance: There is increased attention on the role the physical home environment plays in successful engagement in occupation. Objective: To examine how home modification content is integrated into the core curriculum in entry-level OT programs in the United States. Design: Web-based survey research. Participants: Program directors or their representatives. Results: All respondents include home modification instruction in their curriculum, however instructional time, where content lies in the curriculum, and resources vary widely. Sixty-eight percent do not utilize content experts and 34% do not offer hands-on learning experiences. Conclusion and Relevance: There is a risk for disparity in the scope and quality of home modification education provided to OT students that could negatively impact service delivery in this increasingly in-demand area of practice.


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