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Course Code: 5M3782

Course Content:

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Practice
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Theory
  • Animation
  • Care Support
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Communications
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Work Experience
  • Nursing Theory and Practice



OT Assistansts help people who struggle with day-to-day activities to live a full and independent life. This course is designed to develop and enhance knowledge and skills in occupational therapy. Students may also complete the following: Patient Lifting & Manual Handling First Aid Responser - PHECC

Progression and Career Options:

Graduates may progress into employment as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in a variety of therapy/care settings. Graduates from this course may gain entry to a range of specialist related degrees programmes in:

  • University of Ulster
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • DKIT Athlone IT
  • TU Dublin
  • NUI Galway (Mature Student Applicants Only)
  • Trinity College Dublin (Mature Student Applicants Only)
  • Coventry University
  • LYIT

Drogheda Institute of
Further Education,

The Twenties, Drogheda, Co.Louth.

Phone: 041 9837105
Fax: 041 9841653
Email: dife@lmetb.ie


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