Admission Requirements A completed and awarded Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree from an accredited college or university.
Degree Requirements Program Description Occupational therapy practitioners are credentialed professionals who work with individuals and organizations, using occupation in all its forms to help them develop to their fullest potential.
Occupational therapy practitioners work with people of all ages and ability levels in a variety of medical, educational and community settings, providing individual, instructional or consultative services.
For more information on the profession, visit the American Occupational Therapy Association website at www. The MAOT program prepares students for dynamic careers as occupational therapists in a range of settings with individuals of all ages.
The curriculum is offered in two formats: The program in both formats provides learning experiences to enable students to meet the following goals: Leadership and Collaboration Create a professional development plan that includes goals related to leadership and collaboration Participate in leadership development opportunities in professional associations, conferences, and active learning assignments in courses.
Catherine University policies, and other related documents. Apply understanding of social determinants of health to address health and social inequities. Diversity and Global Perspectives Use person-centered approaches to meet occupational performance and participation needs of diverse persons, groups, and communities.
Articulate the global contribution to occupational therapy knowledge and practice. Critical and Creative Inquiry Demonstrate competency in information search, critical analysis, synthesis and application of evidence to occupational therapy practice.
Demonstrate clinical reasoning in evaluation, interventions, and discontinuation of occupational therapy services in a variety of practice settings.
Demonstrate appropriate therapeutic use of self with individuals and groups, to include management of needs in a dynamic situation. Evaluate personal and environmental factors that support or limit occupational performance and participation. Evaluate the outcomes of occupational therapy services at the individual, program, and population level.
Articulate the underlying models, theories, frames of reference and core concepts for occupational therapy practice. Analyze healthcare, education, and social service systems and policies and their influence on occupational therapy practice.
Program Philosophy The philosophy of the Department of Occupational Therapy and the Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy Program regarding human beings and how they learn is consistent with the philosophical base of the occupational therapy profession. Accreditation The graduate program for occupational therapy at St.
They may be contacted at Montgomery Lane, P. BoxBethesda, MD ; phone To be certified as a registered occupational therapist OTRa person must be a graduate of an accredited program and pass a national certification examination, which is administered by the NBCOT.
When graduates apply to take the certification examination with NBCOT, they will be asked questions related to the topic of felony convictions. A felony conviction may have a potential impact on a graduate's eligibility for certification and credentialing.
A student who is concerned about whether something in his or her background could affect eligibility to sit for the national certification examination can request an Early Determination Review directly from NBCOT.BS in Occupational Science Program Occupational science is the study of human occupation — how we occupy our time through activity, organize ourselves by activity patterns and habits, and create meaning through occupation.
"Pre-occupational therapy" is a term used to describe students who plan to enter a school of occupational therapy after graduating from college.
You should know that there is rarely if ever a "pre-occupational therapy" major at any university. Occupational Therapy Bachelor’s to Doctorate Bridge Program.
Students who have a bachelor’s or a post-baccalaureate certificate in OT can now earn their occupational therapy . Occupational therapy uses everyday activities as the means of helping people to achieve or regain independence.
Occupational therapists work in all types of private, nonprofit and public settings, including schools, hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and community health agencies.
Abstract. The Capstone Project is focused on communicating, influencing and educating other health care professionals regarding the role of occupational therapy in the future model of primary care delivery initiated by the adoption of the Affordable Care Act and the Triple Aim Initiative.
The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree is offered in consecutive trimesters and requires completion of a minimum of 78 credit hours of course work, a passing score on the comprehensive exam, and successful completion of 6 months of fieldwork (FW II A & B) (18 credits).