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4.5- YEAR Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (B.O. Th or B.O.T)

Occupational therapy is a client-centered health profession concerned with promoting health and well being through occupation. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life. Occupational therapists achieve this outcome by working with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to, or are expected to do, or by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement

Time and culture influence which occupations are meaningful and adaptive, however that humans have used occupation to survive, thrive, healing and health promotion is evident since the dawn of time.

Occupational therapy incorporates the purposeful profession that enables the physically or mentally challenged people enjoy their everyday life.

“Occupational Therapy is the science of prevent, cure and rehabilitation of the physically, emotionally, mentally and neurological disabled and challenged people”.

American occupational therapy association defines Occupational therapist as someone who “helps people across the lifespan participation in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities(occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, injury rehabilitation and providing supports for the older adults and experiencing physical and cognitive changes”.

An occupational therapist works systematically with a client though a sequence of actions called the occupational therapy process. There are several versions of this process as described by numerous scholars. All practice frameworks include the component of evaluation (or assessment), intervention and a framework though which occupational therapists assists and contribute to promoting health and ensures structures and consistency among therapist.

Eligibility for BOT. in Occupational Therapy

Candidates who are interested in pursuing Occupational Therapy course should have passed 12th examination with a minimum of 50 % pass.

Students who have passed 10+2 with Science stream, having subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology as compulsory subjects will be only eligible for the course.

Duration:

Full Time Four years six months inclusive of six months compulsory internship.

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