Saturday, July 24, 2010

Great OPPORTUNITY for OT Students across the globe for doing Clinical Placement at INCREDIBLE INDIA.

We at Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Manipal University offer an excellent ambience for international students – great academic ambience, intense clinical exposure, competent clinical supervisors, safe university accommodation, health care facility, 24X7 internet facility, opportunity to interact with Indian OT students, and getting the taste of Indian Hospitality, Diverse Culture, Cuisine and above all Indian Brand of Occupational Therapy.

The Department of Occupational Therapy is a premiere centre and sets high standard in the field of OT Education & OT Clinical Services. The OTs here perform the dual role of an academician & a clinician.
·         The OT Dept. is located within the premises of 1500 bedded Manipal University Kasturba Hospital.
·         The OT Dept. has the following clinical units- Orthopedic & Surgical Rehabilitation Unit, Neurosciences Rehabilitation Unit, Child Habilitation Unit, Mental Health Unit, Hand Rehabilitation & Hand Splinting Unit.
·         Standard Assessment Laboratory 

·         One month Certificate Course in Hand Splinting [since …2007].
·         The OT Dept. already has extended support to students from international universities in UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, Norway, Austria and Denmark for Clinical Placement.
·         Bachelor of Occupational Therapy [4½ years, full time, since 1994, recognized by WFOT]
·         Master in Occupational Therapy [post professional, full time, 2 years, since 2002, major in musculoskeletal condition, neurosciences, child health]
·         The OT Dept. offers up-gradation of professional qualification [from Diploma to Degree] through lateral entry into the regular programs at Manipal University Campus for international OTs. The program has started with African OTs from Nigeria.
Shovan Saha, BOT, MOT
Associate Professor & Head
Dept. of Occupational Therapy
Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences
Manipal University
Manipal, Udupi- 576104, Karnataka, India.

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