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GY502
Occupational Therapy

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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4 Years
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Occupational therapy involves helping people to overcome difficulties, which may be the result of physical or mental illness, an accident or ageing. They work with clients to help them lead full and independent lives and, where possible, prevent disability.

This course has an intensive workload.


 
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GY502 - Occupational Therapy
NUI Galway

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GY502 - Occupational Therapy
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The occupational therapist assesses the physical, psychological and social functions of the individual, identifies areas of dysfunction and involves the individual in a structured programme of activity to overcome disability.



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