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Learning Opportunity: Occupational therapy studies, BS

Occupational therapy studies, BS

Course Information

Knowledge
After completing the programme, students will:

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of man as a physical, mental and social being, and the key theories of human function and development.
  • Have a solid knowledge of all dimensions of the environment and explain how they may affect health, well-being and opportunities for social participation.
  • Appreciate the determinants of health and recognize how lifestyles, illnesses, accidents, developmental disorders and aging may affect people’s lives.
  • Have an extensive knowledge about theories and research concerning human occupation and client-centered practice.
  • Have a solid understanding of the relationship between occupation and health, and how to use and adapt occupation to enhance participation and quality of life.
  • Be able to apply knowledge and understanding in rationalizing practice methods of occupational therapy services.
  • Know the principles that apply to academic work in health sciences.

Skills
After completing the programme, students will:

  • Be able to identify and justify the need of individuals, groups and communities for occupational therapy services.
  • Know how to apply occupational therapy theories and method to evaluate and enhance people‘s performance and participation in society.
  • Be capable of professional interaction and cooperation with clients, families, colleagues, employers and relevant authorities.
  • Know how to use self as an enablement tool in interaction and provision of service.
  • Be able to share occupational therapy ideas and knowledge.
  • Be capable of using reliable sources and technology to find and acquire new and relevant professional knowledge.

Competences
After completing the programme, students will:

  • Be able to independently plan and implement occupationally based services in the areas of health promotion, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation.
  • Be capable of providing people of all ages with an individually and occupationally focused service, consistent with the profession‘s code of ethics and evidence of best practice.
  • Have the ability to critically appraise occupational therapy practice and the scientific and professional methods used in the field.
  • Be able to engage in continuing education and professional development.

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