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Occupational Therapy

Clinical Skills

The following information identifies the skills and standards of proficiency required to practice as an Occupational Therapist as defined within the Strategic Health Authority’s (2012) Statutory and Mandatory Training Framework, the Health and Care Professions Council’s (2007) Standards of Proficiency for Occupational Therapy and the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education’s (2001) benchmark statement for Occupational Therapy the Health Professions Council, alongside the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, skills requirements for all Occupational Therapy programmes. The skills have been mapped across the modules at the three levels of study of the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy programme.They do not represent an exhaustive list of the skills developed during the programme of study, only those that are identified as essential or mandatory by the funding Strategic Health Authority and the regulatory and/or professional bodies governing the profession and its pre-registration educational provision.

Within the conceptual framework of the OT programme, professional skills are integrated throughout all of the modules, developing in scope and complexity as the student progresses through the three levels. The content, learning outcomes and assessment requirements are detailed in the module profiles, which can be viewed here.

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Statutory and Mandatory Training Framework

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Clinical Skills

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy Clinical Skills

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