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Occupational Therapist




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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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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Occupational Therapy

  • Masters in Occupational Therapy

  • Doctorate in Occupational Therapy 

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.

Soft Skills

  • Patience

  • Adaptability

  • Empathy

  • Compassion

  • Communication

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Active Listening

  • Observation

  • Attention to Detail

  • Critical Thinking

Technical Skills

  • IT skills 

  • Computer literacy

  • Cognitive skills 

  • Assessment and report writing skills


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