What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapists help their patients to overcome the barriers in activities of daily life that are created by various health issues. They help to regain and develop new skills, use materials and equipment to make life easier, learn new ways of doing tasks, by learning to adapt the environment to work better for them.
What are the educational requirements of an Occupational Therapist?
An Occupational Therapist can be recognized by the designation OT Reg. (Ont.) and must be registered by the College of Occupational Therapist of Ontario in order to practice. To become registered, the candidate must complete a Bachelors of Science Degree or Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in Ontario. They must obtain minimum of 1,000 supervised field or clinical hours as part of their program.
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