3421 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

GENERAL INFORMATION
This program that prepares individuals to assist patients limited by physical, cognitive, psychosocial, mental, developmental, and learning disabilities, as well as adverse environmental conditions, to maximize their independence and maintain optimum health through a planned mix of acquired skills, performance motivation, environmental adaptations, assistive technologies, and physical agents. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, psychology, sociology, patient assessment and evaluation, standardized and non-standardized tests and measurements, assistive and rehabilitative technologies, ergonomics, environmental health, special education, vocational counseling, health education and promotion, and professional standards and ethics. The Board of Higher Education Law No. 2880 Law No. 2547 of 02.18.2007 pursuant to Article 7/d-2 changes due to this program was continued Institute of the Health Sciences Department of Occupational Therapy.

Objective
This course aims to help occupational therapy graduates advance their knowledge and skills, and become expert practitioners and leaders in their fields. Students can specialise in specific practice areas, such as paediatric occupational therapy, to deepen their understanding of human occupation and the theoretical frameworks used in occupational therapy, and to critically examine the evidence base underpinning occupational therapy practices.


Admission Requirements
First cycle degree, acceptable score on centralized graduate entrance exam, placement through local oral/written exam and certificate of English proficiency

Graduation Requirements
Students must complete the required course load (24 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; present a research seminar and successfully prepare and defend a thesis.

Career Opportunties
Students can able to work in general hospitals, university hospitals and special rehabilitation centers. Students can able to study on different researches and projects. Students can able to continue doctorate education.

Qualification Awarded
Occupational Therapy

Level of Qualification
Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of previous structured lectures in Turkish Higher Education Institutions, transitions in vertical, horizontal and university are realized within the scope of the "Higher Education Regulations", "REGULATION BETWEEN THE BACHELORS AND GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS, ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRANSITION BETWEEN DOUBLE MAJOR DALL, SIDE DALL AND CREDIT TRANSFER STANDARDS

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must complete the required course load (24 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; present a research seminar and successfully prepare and defend a thesis.

Access to Further Studies
May apply to PhD programs

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
 Prof. Dr. SUAT EREL+90 258 296 1964 suaterel@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1He/she can able to perform ethical, deontological and legal responsibilities.
2He/she can able to plan and apply the treatment program with evaluating patients according to occupational therapy.
3He/she can able to assess disabled people according to occupational therapy and vocational rehabilitation, able to plan and apply the proper treatment program.
4He/she can able to get duty in the scope of protective rehabilitation and able to perform applications intended for enhancing quality of life and activity participation.
5He/she can able to perform evidence-based applications in occupational therapy.
6He/she can able to plan and execute scientific researches regarding occupational therapy and report them in attributing community utilize.
7He/she can able to perform applications of lifelong learning methods in occupational therapy.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on the students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups to learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Meaning Analysis ChartsThe Meaning Analysis Charts is a method that allows students to participate actively in class. Students learn by working on a two-dimensional table. For example, if in one dimension there are animals and in the other dimension food is shown, students have the opportunity to learn by
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups and learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity within the
Scenario-based teaching Although it is similar to the Case Study method, there is a fictional approach in the scenario. The subject can be presented by inserting it in to a fiction and can also lead the student’s to producing their own scenarios.
Role Playing Role-playing is a learning way which helps students to express their own feelings and thoughts by playing the role of other personalities. It is necessary that students use creative thinking to succeed. Students put themselves in someone’s place by purifying themselves from their actual
Drama Drama is a method in which students learn a skill or situation by reenacting in front of the class. As well as gaining knowledge by experience, it has important effects on the development of verbal expression and socialization. It enables us to bring up individuals who are creative, productive,
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Observation Although we generally get information related to the nature through observations, the Observation method can also be used for other situations and under other conditions. We try to reach certain generalizations by thinking about our findings which we gather from our observations.
DebateDebate is a type of discussion on a topic in compliance with certain rules and procedures. Debate, is two groups of students in either twos or threes, putting forward points, which are for or against an idea, proposal, point, action or recommendation.  The aim is to discuss topic ideas that
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 06
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 07
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 06
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 07
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 04
    

COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
Course Plan

1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
IUT 569 CLINICAL AND FIELD STUDIES IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY - I 2+6 8 Compulsory
SBE 501 DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE AND MEDICAL RESEARCH ETHICS 1+0 2 Compulsory
IUT 573 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 3+0 6 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7 Elective
  Total 30  
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
IUT 501 INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 3+07Elective
IUT 529 NEURO-PSYCHIATRIC AND COGNITIVE APPROACHES 3+07Elective
IUT 571 NEUROREHABILITATION AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 2+27Elective
IUT 572 SENSORIAL, PERCEPTIONAL AND MOTOR INTEGRATION 2+27Elective
IUT 573 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 3+07Elective
IUT 578 ACTIVITY ANALYSIS 2+27Elective
IUT 579 KINESIOLOGY IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 3+07Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
IUT 550 SEMINAR 0+2 2 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 6 Elective
- Elective 2+8 8 Elective
- Elective 3+2 7 Elective
- Elective 3+2 7 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
HAS 509 BIOSTATISTICS IN PUBLIC HEALTH I 3+06Elective
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
IUT 570 CLINICAL AND FIELD STUDIES IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY - II 2+88Elective
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
IUT 574 FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING 3+27Elective
IUT 575 RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY TRAINING 3+27Elective
IUT 576 REHABILITATION OF UPPER EXTREMITY 3+27Elective
IUT 577 ASSESSMENT IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 3+27Elective
IUT 580 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS 3+27Elective
IUT 581 WORKER'S HEALTH IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 3+27Elective

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
IUT 500 MASTER'S THESIS 0+0 20 Compulsory
IUT 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
  Total 30  

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
IUT 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
IUT 500 MASTER'S THESIS 0+0 20 Compulsory
  Total 30  


COURSE & PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Year : Compulsory Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07
CLINICAL AND FIELD STUDIES IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY - IC*******
DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE AND MEDICAL RESEARCH ETHICSC*******
EXPERTISE FIELD COURSESC       
FIELD OF STUDY COURSEC*******
MASTER'S THESISC*******
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYC*******
SEMINARC*******
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Elective Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07
ACTIVITY ANALYSISE*******
ASSESSMENT IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYE*******
BIOSTATISTICS IN PUBLIC HEALTH IE*******
CLINICAL AND FIELD STUDIES IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY - IIE*******
FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT AND TRAININGE*******
INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYE*******
KINESIOLOGY IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYE*******
NEURO-PSYCHIATRIC AND COGNITIVE APPROACHESE*******
NEUROREHABILITATION AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYE*******
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERSE*******
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY TRAININGE*******
REHABILITATION OF UPPER EXTREMITYE*******
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYE*******
SENSORIAL, PERCEPTIONAL AND MOTOR INTEGRATIONE*******
WORKER'S HEALTH IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYE*******
L+P: Lecture and Practice
C: Compulsory
E: Elective
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
TH [5]: Too High
H [4]: High
M [3]: Medium
L [2]: Low
TL [1]: Too Low
None [0]: None
FOE [0]: Field of Education
NQF-HETR : National Qualifications Framework For Higher Education in Turkey
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