Occupational Therapists treat disabled, sick or wounded patients with special equipment and the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help patients strengthen, regain and develop the skills required for day-to-day work and life. They also provide long-term medical care and emergency patient care.
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What you need to get started
Experience of working in health, social care, or a related area is also beneficial.
Relevant work experience is helpful in securing positions in more competitive areas of occupational therapy, such as pediatrics.
Opportunities to work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community facilities, schools, businesses, prisons, and clients' own homes.
Some areas of work can be challenging and require physical and mental strength, flexibility, and stamina.
Employment opportunities to work abroad as qualifications accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists are recognized internationally.
New York, California, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
Bachelors in Occupational Therapy
Masters in Occupational Therapy
Doctorate in Occupational Therapy
Attention to Detail
Assessment and report writing skills
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