Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)

Learning Outcomes

Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) - Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Occupational Therapy Doctorate program, students will be able to:

  1. Develop and implement client-centered care that is inclusive of cultural values, beliefs and needs.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication skills and function effectively as a member of an inter-professional health care team.
  3. Apply critical analysis of evidence during the occupational therapy process and participate  to increase the body of knowledge of the profession through the preparation and dissemination of scholarship.
  4. Design and implement interventions with a central focus on occupation as the means and end of therapeutic process, in line with the professions philosophy.
  5. Integrate health promotion and wellness in interventions with individuals, communities and populations.
  6. Model leadership and advocacy for occupational therapy in the full range of service areas.