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All police contact during the course must be reported to the course leader as a matter of urgency and may lead to suspension or termination. We will request an Overseas Police Check if you have lived in a country outside of the UK for 6 months or more (whether continuously or in total) in the last 10 years before applying to us and whilst aged 18 or over.

Placements Practice education is an important and compulsory part of the course, so placements will be undertaken throughout the three years. Simulating students assessing a bathroom area. The occupational therapy room features a hoist. Simulating how Service Users make a hot drink. Exploring how individuals engage in occupations. Students working in a group on a case study. Your careerOur graduates have gone on to work as Occupational Therapists in NHS, private and voluntary healthcare services.

Find out more How to applyHealth Professional Education PgCertTake on a new challenge by gaining a recognised teaching qualification and learn how to teach the health professionals of the future. Find out more How to applyHealth Studies MScOur Health Studies course is a great route to a healthcare career. Find out more How to applyLong Term Conditions PgCertEnhance your practice through developing your knowledge of clinical management of individuals with a long-term condition.

Find out more How to applyInspiring Graduate An undergraduate degree from the University of Huddersfield could be the start of an exciting career in your chosen field.

Find out more How to apply An undergraduate degree from the University of Huddersfield could be the start of an exciting career in your chosen field. These include: Student Hub: a one stop shop for students, studying within the School. Important information We will always try to deliver your course as described on this web page. Read more Changes to a course you have applied for If we propose to make a major change to a course that you are holding an offer for, then we will tell you as soon as possible so that you can decide whether to withdraw your application prior to enrolment.

Changes to your course after you enrol as a student We will always try to deliver your course and other services as described. However, sometimes we may have to make changes as set out below: Changes to option modules Where your course allows you to choose modules from a range of options, we will review these each year and change them to reflect the expertise of our staff, current trends in research and as a result of student feedback or demand for certain modules.

Major changes We will only make major changes to the core curriculum of a course or to our services if it is necessary for us to do so and provided such changes are reasonable. Termination of course In exceptional circumstances, we may, for reasons outside of our control, be forced to discontinue or suspend your course.

You may also be interested in. Health and Social Care BSc(Hons)Exploring different aspects of health and social care, you could pursue a wide range of careers in a variety of statutory or non-statutory, community or residential health and social care settings. Find out more How to applyNursing (Learning Disability) BSc(Hons)Learn how to influence the health and lives of people with learning disabilities on this three year degree, where you will be taught by experts and undertake placements in a wide range of community settings.

Find out more How to applyPhysiotherapy BSc(Hons)Study with us on this career-focused Physiotherapy degree with small teaching groups, practical rooms and great links with healthcare providers. Occupational therapists play a particularly crucial role in enabling people experiencing disability to identify and implement methods that support their participation in occupations.

This may include modifying an activity or an environment. There are a wide range of reasons why a person may benefit from consulting an occupational therapist. This may include accessing assistance to adjust to life after sustaining an injury, acquiring a short- or long-term illness or disability, or are in period of major life adjustment which is impacting health and wellbeing. Occupational therapists work with people with both physical and mental health illnesses and disabilities.

Some key areas of activity where occupational therapists may provide support include:Occupational therapists offer a broad range of services to individuals and groups, or they can provide assistance at a more strategic level. Their support may include:For more detailed information about occupational therapy, please visit the Occupational Therapy Australia website and the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia website. Occupational Therapy Australia has a Find an Occupational Therapist service to help you locate a practitioner, working in private practice It can be accessed here.

Many occupational therapists are also listed in the National Health Services Directory. Do you have a case study you'd like to share. If so, please contact us. An 83-year-old woman, Margaret, was able to regain limited movement in her left arm to increase participation in activities of everyday living following a three-month treatment plan by a Mental Health Occupational Therapist. Treatment including reconditioning and support to reach her rehabilitation goals, allowed Margaret to use both hands together to carry her coffee mug as she lowers herself down into her arm chair or carry shopping bags in both hands as well as getting in and out of a taxi by herself.

Margaret had experienced 40 years of very limited movement in her left arm before attending the Wellness Program which had a significant impact on her capacity to manage around the house and independence. Battling depression, Margaret also has mental health issues and living alone meant she was increasingly socially isolated with age.

She hopes she can reduce the in-home support she receives soon. When should I see. What services do provide. Occupational therapists offer a broad range of services to individuals and groups, or they can provide assistance at a more strategic level. Find a practitioner Occupational Therapy Australia has a Find an Occupational Therapist service to help you locate a practitioner, working in private practice It can be accessed here.

Case Studies Do you have a case study you'd like to share. Regaining mobility and reducing isolation An 83-year-old woman, Margaret, was able to regain limited movement in her left arm to increase participation in activities of everyday living following a three-month treatment plan by a Mental Health Occupational Therapist.

Augustine for Health SciencesUSAHS focuses on providing the best and more appropriate academic and financial aid counseling throughout the admissions process. Whether applying to a first-professional, campus based program or a post-professional distance program, an assigned Enrollment Advisor is available to assist you from application to acceptance. USAHS focuses on providing the best and more appropriate academic and financial aid counseling throughout the admissions process.

Learn moreOne MOT Program, Two Formats. A Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree from USAHS will prepare you to enter the profession as a confident, innovative, and compassionate occupational therapist. You will design customized treatments and adaptive equipment to help adults and children engage in the activities that matter most to them. If your main goal is to engage in clinical practice, our ACOTE-accredited MOT may be the best program for you.

Our Residential MOT typically takes two years to completeThe time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress, credits transferred, and other factors. The program puts you in a position to launch your career, start earning money, and start making a difference sooner. The Residential MOT path can be completed in 6 trimesters (2 years), and the Flex MOT path can be completed in 9 trimesters (3 years). For both Mast of Occupational Therapy paths, students must complete 93 credit hours- with virtual didactic coursework, hands-on clinical labs, and Level I and Level II Fieldwork.

You can apply while you are still enrolled in an undergraduate degree program or while you are completing prerequisite coursework. You should submit a plan of study with your application that indicates all remaining courses that will be completed prior to program enrollment. GRE: The GRE requirement is suspended for admission into the first professional occupational therapy programs for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 term. Statement of Purpose: Include a short statement of why you wish to pursue occupational therapy as a career and what attracts you to the University of St.

Augustine for Health Sciences. OT Supplemental Application: Provide five short answers to help us learn more about you.

This is a recommendation and is preferred, it is not a requirement to apply. You will be asked to provide official transcripts during the application process.