Helping people overcome obstacles to participate in life makes occupational therapy one of the most rewarding health care careers you could choose. Diversity is the hallmark of occupational therapy practice. Occupational therapists work with individuals, families, and groups to assist them to overcome the limitations and restrictions that are caused by illness, injury, psychological, physical or emotional difficulties, developmental delay or the effects of aging.
They are employed in organizations and communities to address the barriers that prevent people's participation in accessing their community in ways that impact on their health and wellbeing. Occupational therapist work with people of all ages, so long as they have an occupational performance issues related to engagement in productive, self-care or leisure activities.
Occupational therapists provide solutions to promote health, wellbeing and functional independence to people of all ages, who often struggle to perform simple daily tasks as a result of injury, illness, disability and developmental or behavioral issues.
Degree :Our undergraduate degree in occupational therapy is a four-year programme positioned at the cutting edge of occupational therapy education. The programme is four years. It offers variety of courses in tow main divisions, namely Mental and physical rehabilitations. The aim of department is to prepare occupational therapists for North western part of Iran. Students who complete all the requirement of the four years of study are then eligible to apply for registration as a occupational Therapist with the Iranian occupational therapy Board and Medical council of Islamic republic of Iran.