Master in Occupational Therapy

MAHARASHTRA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
In Nashik

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Nashik
Vani Road, Mhasrul, Nashik , 422004, Maharashtra, India
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Master in Occupational Therapy

P aper I : O ccupational Therapy Process and Practice I
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this course are to provide the
candidate with the knowledge and skills to deal with the common clinical
conditions mentioned in the contents. The candidate should be able to apply
general principles of practice in therapy and appreciate their applications in
enhancement of occupational therapy process. The candidate should be able to
understand application of research methodology for formulating occupational
therapy instruments and evaluation. They should be able to appreciate significance
of clinical epidemiology, research ethics and advances in computer applications.
COURSE CONTENTS:
(A) Practice issues in Occupational Therapy:
1) Management functions and strategies.
2) Administration and leadership.
3) Documentation.
4) Fiscal management
5) Code of ethics.
6) Quality assurance.
7) Teaching technology.
8) Ergonomic approaches and application.
9) Socio-cultural and spiritual influences in O.T.
10) Recent investigative and evaluative procedures.
11) Disability evaluation, applicability of law & legislation.
12) Clinical reasoning.
13) Alternate practice models.
14) Role of O.T. as consultant.
15) Current basis of therapy.
16) Advances in computer applications in O.T.
(B) Treatment Context:
1) Model of evidence based practice for occupational therapy.
2) Prevention of injury and physical dysfunction.
3) Infection control and safety issues in health care settings.
4) Clinical intervention to promote occupational function in the following:
a) General conditions: -
1. Geriatrics.
2. Infections in adults.
3. Wellness program.
4. Hospice-care.
5. Psychosocial aspects of women and child health.
6. Community based rehabilitation.
b) Musculoskeletal disorders related to following:
1. Rheumatology.
2. Orthopedics conditions.
3. Hand rehabilitation.
4. Application of ergonomic principles.
5. Trauma-care.
6. Prostheses and orthoses.
7. Burns
(C) Applications of research:
1. Bio-statistics and research methods.
2. Quantitative research.
3. Qualitative research.
4. Ethics in research.
5. Guidelines for development, refinement, evaluation and use of
assessment tools in occupational therapy. Scoring, administering
tests and critiquing tools.
P aper II : O ccupational Therapy Process and Practice I I
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this course are to provide the
candidate with the knowledge and skills to deal with the common clinical
conditions in the field of cardio-respiratory conditions, neurosciences,
developmental disabilities and mental health. The candidate should be able to
understand clinical manifestations in each of aforementioned areas and apply
suitable models of treatment based on recent trends.
COURSE CONTENTS:
Treatment Context- Clinical intervention to promote occupational function in the
following:
A) Cardio-respiratory rehabilitation related to:
1. Cardiac and pulmonary conditions.
2. Industrial health.
3. Strength training and work fitness in athletics.
4. Energy conservation work hardening.
B) Neurosciences related to:
1. Cognitive rehabilitation.
2. Neuropath logical conditions.
3. Neurodegenerative disorders.
C) Developmental Disabilities-
1. Neonatology.
2. Genetic conditions.
3. Pediatric neurological conditions.
4. Contemporary treatment approaches in pediatrics.
D) Mental Health-
1. Preventive and current practices in psychosocial conditions.
2. Therapeutic media and methods.
3. Intervention in common psychiatric conditions.
PAPER III AND IV OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY IN SPECIALTY AREA
1 . M ASTER IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY IN MUSCULOSKELETAL
SCIENCES (MSK):
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
The objectives of this course are to provide the candidate with expertise in LE, UE
& Spine rehabilitation in industrial, traumatic and pathological conditions using
preventive, curative and rehabilitative model. The candidate should be able to
practice therapy using biomechanical kinesiotherapeutic and rehabilitative frames
of reference as well as physiological approaches. The candidate should be able to
know and practice recent trends in investigative methods and intervention
strategies in the field of occupational therapy related to conditions under this
branch or specialty.
COURSE CONTENTS
· Evaluation of musculo-skeletal system in correlation to biomechanics.
· Knowledge and practice skills of using various standardized evaluation scales
and recent investigative procedures used in musculoskeletal disorders of spine,
upper and lower limbs.
· Research and practice in occupational therapy using biomechanical and
rehabilitative frames of reference as well as kinesio-therapeutic and
physiological approaches in management of traumatic, pathological, metabolic,
degenerative and congenital disorders and sports injuries in musculoskeletal
system including hand.
· In depth knowledge of recent trends in prescription Designing, fabrication,
fitting and training of various orthoses, prostheses, assistive devices for spine,
and upper and lower limbs.
· Application of biomechanics and bioengineering.
· Vocational fitness program and job analysis based on ergonomic principles.
· Disability evaluation, functional analysis indices and Workmen's Compensation
Act as per the prevalent legislation.


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