Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Occupational Therapy in the U.S. Army

Occupational Therapy in the U.S. Army
Occupational Therapists (OTs) have a long proud history of service dating back to World War I as reconstruction aides. OTs have been a part of the U.S. Army Medical Specialist Corps since its inception in April 1947.

Army Occupational Therapy Vision
Occupational Therapists working in the U.S. Army are human performance experts and dedicated leaders whose innovative programs and services help optimize Soldier performance and readiness in-Theater and garrison environments. OTs serve as valuable members of the U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) team improving rehabilitative care by:
Promoting healthy living among all Department of • Defense (DoD) beneficiaries
Maximizing Soldier readiness •
Developing and validating innovative applications • in U.S. Army OT services

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Monday, April 25, 2011

Occupational therapy job in PUNE

Company Name : Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital

Job Position : Paramedical Staff

City :- Pune
Vacancy Type : Full Time
Gender Preference : Any [ Male / Female ]
Industry Area : Medical

Job Requirement

The person should be Physiotherapists / Dieticians / Pharmacists / CSSD / Occupational Theraist / Optometrist / Audiologist / Medico Social Worker / Clinical Psychologist, Phlebotomist, Speech Therapist. Minimum experience desired is 3 years.
Salary (Per Month) : Negotiable
Work Experience : 0 - 2 Years



Thursday, April 21, 2011

Admission is OPEN in Manipal College Of allied health science ( MCOAHS) for BOT

Admission is OPEN in Manipal College Of allied health science ( MCOAHS)

for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy and other Allied Health Cources

BSc Health Infromation Administration
BSc Medical Imaging Technology
BSc Medical Laboratory Technology
BSc Nuclear Medicine Technology
BSc Optometry
BSc Respiratory Therapy
Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Bachelor of Physiotherapy
BSc Cardiovascular Technology
BSc Medical Radiation Therapy

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Advanced Training in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Mumbai

Advanced Training in Pediatric Occupational Therapy
 Organiser :- Occupational Therapy Training School & Centre, L.T.M.M.C.& G.H.,Sion
Co-ordinator:- Dr.Jyothika Bijlani
 Workshop Topic: Neurodevelopmental Assessment & Intervention for Neonates & Infants at Risk
Faculty:- Dr J.S.Mondkar (Neonatalogist), Dr.Ruchi Nanavati (Neonatologist), Dr.Neeta Naik (Paediatric Neurologist), Dr.J.N.Bijlani (Child DevelopmentalTherapist), Dr.S.S.Jaywant(Child DevelopmentalTherapist)
Date :-28th &29th April 2011
 Time- 9am to 4 pm
 Venue; Surgery Seminar Hall, 1st floor, College Bldg, L.T.M.M.C &G.H., Sion, Mumbai
 For further Details: Dr.Jyothika Bijlani (Mob-9820964567) E-mail: , Dr.Shailaja Jaywant.(Mob-9820848040) E-mail: , Dr.Suhas Bongade (Mob-9969001735) E-mail:

Monday, April 18, 2011

Call for Abstract for WORK Journal INDIAN ISSUE

Greetings from Ruby and Ramasamy (ISIC Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, N. Delhi).

WORK Journal is planning to bring out an Indian issue. 
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation is an internationally acclaimed journal; the Editor -in-Chief being Dr. Karen Jacobs.

We are the coordinators for the Indian issue, which is due for 2013.
Manuscripts are invited for the same, not only from the field of Occupational Therapy, but also from other professionals working in the field of prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of the disabled. The manuscripts should be sent to this email id, by June 30. all correspondences and clarifications may be directed to the same email id , i.e. "".
Contact no. Ramasamy- 09717967504, Ruby- 09911449609.

The format for the manuscript has been attached.

you are requested to kindly update in the "Occupational Therapy Update" blog.

with best wishes

Ruby and Ramasamy

Monday, April 11, 2011

Occupational Therapy Vacancy in MASTERSKILL University College of Health Sciences, MALAYSIA

Occupational Therapy Vacancy in MASTERSKILL University College of Health Sciences, MALAYSIA


2. M.O.T or M.Sc in OT

3. Specialized in Peds-1, Psychiatry -1, Neurology-1, and Orthopedics-1.

4. Minimum 3 years of Teaching or Clinical experience with reputed institution

5. Age requirement completion of 28 and above

6. Salary Rs.40,000 to 50,000, In Malaysian Ringgit 3000 to 3500.


If you agreeble please put into your blogspot and disseminate in to all our OT's in all over india.


Please contact:

 Mr.Senthil Vadivel, M.O.T., PGDHM.,

Program Manager (Degree in Occupationaltherapy Program),

Faculty of Therapeutic Sciences,

MASTERSKILL University College of Health Sciences,

G-8, Jalan Kemacahaya 11, Taman Kemacahaya, Batu 9, 43200 Cheras,

Selangor, MALAYSIA.


Tel: 603-9080 5888 Fax: 603-9080 1995

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Modern Trends in Treatment and Evaluation of Shoulder Complex

Course Title
Modern Trends in Treatment and Evaluation of Shoulder Complex
Speaker- Amol Sangekar

Date- 15th May 2011

Course approved by –Society of hand Therapy India.
Continuing education Hours- 6 contact hours

Venue- Hotel Juhu Plaza, Juhu, Mumbai
Fees- Rs2000 before 30th April
Rs 2500 after 30th April and spot entries

Cheques/DD to in favour of – 'RehabCare'

Address- RehabCare
4 suryadarshan, Paranjpe Scheme B. Road #3.Vile-Parle (East), Mumbai-400057

Course content-
• Introduction
• Shoulder anatomy and biomechanics
• Various shoulder conditions
• Biomechanical Issues
• Clinical Evaluations-Hands-on
• Rehabilitation protocol

Course outcome-
• Participant will be able to understand and evaluate various shoulder conditions.
• Reason biomechanical inefficiencies with various conditions
• Implement treatment protocols as per conditions
• Achieve a thorough understanding of shoulder rehab

NOTE- Participants from outside Mumbai can call 02228888888 for list of hotels in Juhu, andheri and parle area! They can also provide numbers for hotels around Mumbai