ABOUT THE COURSE
Occupational Therapy is skilled treatment by means of activity. It is grounded in the philosophy and belief that occupation, in its widest sense, i.e. human activity, is an important factor in everyone’s health and well-being, and can be used therapeutically. The role of an occupational therapist is to work with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of “purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve functional outcomes which promote health, prevent injury.
The Course takes the below specified time frames, depending on the type of student’s entry:
- Four (4) years direct entry.
Hospitals (Sub County, County and National Referral Hospitals) Special Education institutions of learning; Association of Physically Disabled of Kenya; UN (WHO); NGOs, Research, Teaching; rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals. Other major employers include offices and clinics, school systems, home health agencies, nursing homes, community mental health centers, adult daycare programs, job training service programs and residential care facilities. Other occupational therapists work in the community in more non-traditional settings such as business ergonomics, life planning and accessible home design.
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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LATEST COURSE REQUIREMENTS AS SET BY KUCCPS
|CLUSTER SUBJECT 1||BIO|
|CLUSTER SUBJECT 2||CHE|
|CLUSTER SUBJECT 3||MAT A / PHY|
|CLUSTER SUBJECT 4||ENG / KIS / PHY / HAG / GEO / CRE / IRE / HRE / HSC / ARD / AGR / WW / MW / BC / PM / ECT / DRD / AVT / CMP / FRE / GER / ARB / KSL / MUC / BST|
|NOTE: A subject may only be considered ONCE in this section|
MINIMUM SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
|SUBJECT 3||MAT A / PHY||C+|
|SUBJECT 4||ENG / KIS||C+|
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INSTITUTIONS WHERE THE PROGRAMME IS OFFERED
Some of the institutions offering this programme are:
|MMUST||MASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY|
|PUEA||PRESBYTERIAN UNIVERSITY OF EAST AFRICA|