Bachelor of Occupational Therapy2019-09-09T12:44:09+00:00

Program Overview

A local degree programme is needed to train occupational therapists that are well acquainted with technology, and practitioners that are constantly seeking professional knowledge through evidence-based practice. There is extended role of Occupational Therapists in rehabilitation unit, Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR), work rehabilitation, Occupational health, Geriatric, and Children.

Career Opportunity

Graduates will have broad career opportunities in various types of settings. A promising career awaits graduates become an occupational therapist in:

Hospitals settings / Rehabilitation center / Paediatric center / Geriatric center / Community based rehabilitation / Day care facilities / Special education center / Work rehabilitation center / Community mental health center /  Education and universities

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Name : Sakinah Rasli

Email : sakinah@kpjuc.edu.my

PROGRAMME DETAILS

  • Code – N/726/6/0067 (02/2021)

  • Duration  – Full Time (4 Years / 8 Long Semesters)
  • Fees – Local: RM78,100
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Campus : KPJUC Nilai
  • Intake – March and September
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Malaysian students:

Obtained MUET Band 3 or IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 550
AND
Pass Matriculation / Pre-University / STPM programme or equivalent qualification with CGPA 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects :

  • Biology
  • Physics / Mathematics
  • Chemistry

OR

A-Level programme or equivalent with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects :

  • Biology
  • Physics / Mathematics
  • Chemistry

OR

 Recognised Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field;

OR

Recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Introducing to broad overview with an emphasis on the scope of OT, OT process, team process, professional issues, and current trends. Introduces the concepts of occupational therapy as a means of directing a person’s participation in tasks selected to develop, maintain or restore skills in daily living.

 

This course introduces basic knowledge for the student to understand human anatomy and physiology that can be applied to other subjects in the occupational therapy course

Kursus ini memfokuskan hubungan etnik di Malaysia, konsep-konsep asas hubungan etnik, masyarakat pluralistik, pembangunan ekonomi. Ia juga turut memfokuskan politik, perlembagaan dan agama dalam konteks hubungan etnik di Malaysia serta cabaran dan pemupukan hubungan etnik di Malaysia.

This course is an overview of lifespan development. It aims to enhance student occupational and personal functions. The relevance of psychology to health care practice. Discuss and understand the basic concepts of human development. Examine the impact of the individual on current social, development and moral issues

 

Kursus ini memfokuskan pengenalan ilmu ketamadunan, konsep asas Tamadun Islam, interaksi antara pelbagai tamadun, Islam dalam tamadun Melayu, tokoh-tokoh Tamadun Islam dan Asia, interaksi Tamadun Asia dan relevannya di Malyasia dan di dunia. Isu-isu kontemporari Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Barat, Islam Hadhari dan proses pembangunan Negara turut dibincangkan.

Understand about general concepts of pharmacology, it uses and side effects on various human body systems. It covers the interaction of pharmacology effects on human body systems with occupational therapy interventions

This course will provide students with the basic knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the body systems and will enable them to apply this knowledge to other related courses.

 

The basic concepts of pathological changes following inflammation, injury, tissue healing process and various medical disorders. It covers the classification of microorganism, different type of tumors, infection process, and principles of prevention on communicable disease

Containing various methods and approaches by using activities as a treatment media. The aim is to accommodate development of creative idea, critical thinking and skills of implementation whereas it would help student to provide better intervention program for the client

 

A basic knowledge in the Central Nervous System higher function and impacts of specific diseases to the system. Knowledge and understanding of neuro- anatomy and organizational and functional systems of the brain in carrying out activities will be emphasized in the course.

The subject aims to develop the understanding of the human movement and the relationship between anatomical, physiological and biomechanical functions.

During this placement, the student has to complete all areas of the occupational therapy fields and process. The task includes observation of clinical cases and the occupational therapy management process.

 

It offers the opportunity to acquire theoretical knowledge, understand orthopaedic and surgical conditions and its management.

A study of assessments utilized by occupational therapist to determine the performance issues in clients with orthopaedic and surgical conditions. This course will equip students with skills and ability to administer and interpret the result of some standardised assessment commonly used to determine the functional outcome of patient with orthopaedic and surgical conditions

To provide student of entrepreneurship a through introduction to the entrepreneurial process

Study of intervention utilized by occupational therapist to determine the performance issues in clients with orthopaedic and surgical conditions

This course offer a wide range of materials, tools, devices and the techniques of designing devices that will assist in supporting affected bodily parts, correcting musculoskeletal deformities, preventing further deformities and facilitating optimal function.

The aim of the clinical education is to provide students with the opportunity to practice their skills in various Occupational therapy fields. Students are also expected to develop skills necessary for safe and effective delivery of Occupational Therapy services.

Provide occupational therapy student with the knowledge of medical and neurological conditions which commonly seen by occupational therapist during practice. The course will cover from aspect of aetiology, diagnostic procedure, pathology, signs and symptoms, medical management, involvement of interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team and prognostic criteria

This course gives the opportunity for students on these subject students have to use their critical thinking to apply the assessment tools in the OT evaluation process.

OT intervention process towards patient with medical and neurology problems. In this subject students will know about the issues that have been faced by the clients, their family members and also the expectation of the society towards them

The roles of health care providers, the important of effective communication, team work and problems solving skills in clinical practice. It covers the legal aspects modules concerning the consent, documentation, and negligence care.

Learner to know about Arabic alphabet and sentences.

Emphasis on manual handling posture movement (in sitting, standing, walking, pulling, pushing, lifting and transporting).  Risk management; Prevention of injuries; design and redesign workstation, adapting tools and equipment and finally on enhancement of work safety, work quality and productivity.

The aim of the clinical education is to provide students with the opportunity to practice their skills in various Occupational therapy fields. Students are also expected to develop skills necessary for safe and effective delivery of Occupational Therapy services.

Various paediatric conditions which can be congenital or acquired. They will understand how this pathology will interfere with the development or performance context of the child.

 

This course introduces students to the issues in assessment and planning in Occupational Therapy.  The aim is to develop specific skills, knowledge, skills and attitude concerning assessment issues in Occupational Therapy.

Introduces students to the practice of occupational therapy with selected diagnostic categories in paediatric fields.  It addresses dysfunction in children’s through various specific adjunctive therapies, specific approaches and techniques, purposeful activities, treatment principles and practices.

skill in respective a sports in terms of game techniques, rules , ruling and other aspects which are pertinent to the process of organizing sports competition. This course also aims to instil discipline among the students.

Understand about the evidence based knowledge and its relation to the occupational therapy practices. It covers the various steps and knowledge on finding and assessing the evidence, critically appraisal the evidence and used available evidence into clinical practices

Describe different types of disabilities children in special education stream. In addition, to understand current issues and factors in special education that relate to Malaysia context

The aim of the clinical education is to provide students with the opportunity to practice their skills in various Occupational therapy fields. Students are also expected to develop skills necessary for safe and effective delivery of Occupational Therapy services

Students will be introducing to the classification of psychiatric disorders generally applied in psychiatric medicine. This will be followed by explaining about each psychiatric disorders commonly occurred and general management or treatment for each disorders, which may related Occupational Therapy treatment in psychiatric rehabilitation.

Clinical evaluation which is the process of systematically observing the characteristics of individuals with psychiatric illness. Client evaluation is an integral part where occupational therapist plans an individual treatment program based on the results of testing.

Occupational Therapy practice in psychiatric rehabilitation, mental health and developmental disability in adolescence and adulthood.

It covers the legislation aspect, various occupational hazards, classification of risks, principles of prevention and hierarchy of control, and musculoskeletal work related disorders and injuries. The students will be learned the occupational hygiene principles in occupational health and safety issues at the work place.

Introduce students on functions of a manager, including those of a planner, director, organizer, budgeter, supervisor and leader.  Being a manager is a role that many occupational therapists assume, by providing information on the functions of a manager and foster the enjoyment and importance of this role

Category of community based rehabilitation (CBR), implementation of the community based rehabilitation (CBR), management of the community based rehabilitation (CBR) and how OT role in community based rehabilitation (CBR).

 

The aim of the clinical education is to provide students with the opportunity to practice their skills in various Occupational therapy fields. Students are also expected to develop skills necessary for safe and effective delivery of Occupational Therapy services.

Emphasise on work assessment, work programme, industrial rehabilitation, job evaluation and analysis, work hardening and work conditioning programme, physical demands analysis, physical abilities analysis, building occupational health and rehabilitation programme, work resettlement, occupational related injuries and psychological aspect of work.

Qualitative and quantitative approaches to research. The focus is to introduce students to the core elements of the research process and in the development of competence in the critical appraisal and evaluation of nursing and health related research. Bio statistical concepts and techniques are useful for researchers who will be doing research in medicine or public health

Both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Students are required to develop a research proposal in the form of a small research study into health-related issue. The selection, development and implementation of each student project are carried out in consultation with a specified academic supervisor.

An introduction to the educational framework of teaching activities. This knowledge will be utilized to plan, design, prepare, carryout and evaluate a health educational task in the health care service. The means by which needs are determined for promotional or educational activities, along with its audience, will be established.

Evaluate the capability, types of adaptive equipment and modification of environment for disabled people in driving. The student will be able to make precise judgment on the safety and ability of the client and for the safety of the pedestrian. Able to do intervention of driver rehabilitation for different types of condition.

Explains about Occupational Therapy practice with elderly. Through this subject, students will be exposed to the current issues regarding elderly and common conditions affecting the life of elderly. Students also will be exposed to the latest treatments for elderly in various setting and various conditions

The students to the details of both the quantitative and the qualitative research methods. Students are required to develop a research proposal in the form of a small research study into a health or rehabilitation related issue. The selection, development and implementation of each student project are carried out in consultation with a specified academic supervisor.

The aim of the clinical education is to provide students with the opportunity to practice their skills in various Occupational therapy fields. Students are also expected to develop skills necessary for safe and effective delivery of Occupational Therapy services.  The student is also required to participate actively in the departmental activity. They may be given small project or tasks to do and the primary emphasis of the clinical experience is to strengthen their clinical skills.

 

SCHOOL

Contact Info

Lot PT 17010 Persiaran Seriemas, Kota Seriemas, 71800 Nilai, Negeri Sembilan

Phone: 1 300 88 5758

Fax: 06 7942662

Web: KPJ Healthcare University College