Occupational Therapy is the therapeutic use of self-care, work and plays activities to increase independent function, enhance development and prevent disability; may include the adaptation of a task or the environment to achieve maximum independence and to enhance the quality of life. Course will cover a wide range of topics including theories of what people do in daily life and why, knowledge of the development of human capabilities (e.g. cognitive, motor, psychosocial) and the ways in which injury and illness typically disrupt them, activity and environmental analysis, and theories and techniques for promoting participation in daily life.
Eligibility & Admission
Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology with 50% aggregate marks.
Communicate effectively in writing on a variety of topics related to health care.
Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the delivery of culturally competent health care.
Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to search and retrieve information and materials related to individual clinical practice issues or overall health policy concerns.
Describe and demonstrate management / leadership skills and theories that can be applied in preparation to lead or manage effectively in a health care environment.
Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
Occupational therapists often work as team members with doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, social workers, psychologists, vocational counsellors, occupational health and safety officers, and other healthcare providers.