List Of Occupational Therapy Schools In Uganda

A master’s degree or a more advanced degree in occupational therapy is required in order to work as an occupational therapist. Biology, psychology, sociology, anthropology, liberal arts, and anatomy are all appropriate majors for those who ultimately want to earn a master’s degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapists work with people who are physically or mentally disabled and those suffering from chronic illnesses. They use activities as a means of rehabilitating such people to full independence. An Occupational therapist works in hospital settings, in the community, and in psychiatric services. 

Below is the List Of Occupational Therapy Schools In Uganda

Makerere University.

Kyambogo University.

Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

Gulu University.

General Aim

The general objective of this diploma is to give special training to those who work with people with physical and Mental disabilities, and those suffering from chronic diseases in their homes/hospitals and facilitate the integration of rehabilitation care within their environment.

Key Objectives

At the completion of the Diploma Programme,  the learner will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to:

1. Integrate and use the holistic approach in  resolving health problems of individuals  and groups as regards Occupational  Therapy 
2. Conduct relevant scientific research in Occupational Therapy and continuously  improve their skills and knowledge using recent advances in their practice and  participating in continuing professional  development programmes 
3. Liaise and co-ordinate with other health  professionals and relevant agencies for better delivery of rehabilitation services 
4. Promote a positive attitude of individuals  and  communities toward full
participation of people with disabilities 
5. Train other health workers, families, and  communities in the basic management  of disability  •  Manage Occupational Therapy services  and departments 
6. Observe  the  professional  codes  of  ethics