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
Mbarara University of Science and Technology.
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.
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