COURSE DESCRIPTION


Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is an undergraduate Occupational Therapy course. Occupational Therapy is an area of medicine that steps beyond the 'prevention and cure' mantra to the maximal independence of the individual. It focuses on recuperation, giving confidence to people whose disability may be caused by a stroke, a mental illness, a physical and mental weariness because of cardiac or other illnesses or even a hereditary deficiency. Occupational Therapy, also known as ergo-medicine (alternative medicine), is a fast developing branch of medical science. Its prospects are very demanding in various branches of medical sciences like Neurology, Orthopaedics, Burn, Oncology, Paediatrics, and even in Psychological conditions like mental retardation. 


Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Eligibility

  • The candidates should have passed the qualifying examinations (Academic Stream) After a period of 12 years of study with the following subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Botany and Zoology.
  • Some of the reputed institutes conduct entrance examination for admission.

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Course Suitability

  • Occupational Therapists use purposeful, goal-oriented activities to achieve its goals that is to help the individual to be functionally independent having satisfactory life.
  • Students who are willing to know human growth and development with particular emphasis on the emotional, physical, psychological, cognitive, socio-cultural and environmental components of various illness and injuries.
  • They should be able to evaluate each client's level of functioning in areas of self-care, work, study, volunteerism and leisure and developing intervention programs.
  • They should also possess skills like problem solving, good organizational and interpersonal, the ability to communicate well in person and in writing, the ability to work with little supervision and creativity.

How is Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Course Beneficial?

  • The course is also beneficial for further studies such as M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. etc.
  • Candidates can find job opportunities in NGOs, rehabilitation centres, health centres and private clinics, mental health centres, old age homes, special schools and government and private hospitals.
  • After passing the course they can provides services to the individuals whose functional abilities are affected due to physical or mental illness, aging process, developmental problems, emotional problems.
  • After passing the course they many job fields such as community agencies; health care organizations such as hospitals; continuing care facilities, rehabilitation centres and clinics; schools or post-secondary institutions; government or insurance agencies and professional organizations.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


The candidates should have passed the qualifying examinations (Academic Stream) After a period of 12 years of study with the following subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Botany and Zoology.
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Syllabus

    Syllabus of Occupational Therapy as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

       Year I

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1

    General Psychology

    2

    Sociology

    3

    Anatomy

    4

    Physiology

    5

    Basic OT and Therapeutic Activities

       Year II

    1

    Pathology and Microbiology

    2

    General Medicine Surgery and Paediatrics, ENT, Opthalmology & Pharmacology

    3

    Biomechanics, Applied Anatomy and Applied Physiology

    4

    Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology & Clinical Psychiatry

       Year III

    1

    Community Medicine

    2

    OT in Orthopedics

    3

    OT in Paediatrics

    4

    Clinical Orthopedics

    5

    Clinical Neurology

       Year IV

    1

    Clinical Cardio Respiratory and Work Physiology

    2

    Rehabilitation Medicine

    3

    Organization and Administration in OT

    4

    OT in Rehabilitation

    5

    Group process in OT

    6

    Project, Research Methodology and Biostatistics

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Jaipur, Rajasthan

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