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Educational and professional development in the uk

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Education and Development of Occupational Therapists in the UK

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Educational and professional development in the uk

  1. 1. Educational and Professional Development in the UK Angela Hook University of Salford UK 2007
  2. 2. <ul><li>There are over 26,000 qualified occupational therapists in the UK, working in NHS, Social Services, local authorities, independent practice, voluntary agencies, universities and the commercial sector </li></ul><ul><li>Hay más de 26,000 terapeutas ocupacionales calificados en el Reino Unido, que trabaja en NHS, Asistencia Social, autoridades locales, práctica independiente, agencias voluntarias, universidades y el sector comercial. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The student journey
  4. 5. Programmes of Study in the UK <ul><ul><ul><li>A range of occupational therapy courses are available at 34 universities in the UK, including: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Full-time courses lasting three years* for school leavers (*four years in Scotland) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Full-time courses lasting two years for people with a first degree </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Four year part-time and/or in-service programmes For Support workers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Student’s learning <ul><li>OT philosophy/ Filosofía de OT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Models of practice/ Modelos de práctica (MOHO, CMOP, Kawa River) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Client-centred practice/ Práctica centrada por cliente </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OT process/ Proceso de OT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Occupational science/ Ciencia ocupacional </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational analysis/ Análisis ocupacional </li></ul><ul><li>Legal and Ethical practice/ Práctica legal y Ética </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government policy and drivers/ Política del gobierno y conductores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional body policy and drivers/ Política de cuerpo profesional y conductores </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Self-management/ Autodirección </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision making/ Fabricación de decisión </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prioritisation/ Prioritización </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time management/ Dirección de tiempo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem solving/ Solución de problema </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication skills/ Habilidades de comunicación </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Counselling/ Orientación </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assertivness/ Assertivness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written and verbal reporting/ Reportaje escrito y verbal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Therapeutic skills/ Habilidades terapéuticas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual and group skills/ Individuo y habilidades de grupo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manual Handling/ Manejo Manual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment/ Evaluación </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intervention models/ Modelos de intervención </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Placements <ul><li>1000 hours/ 1000 horas </li></ul><ul><li>Learning agreements with identified learning outcomes/ El aprendizaje de acuerdos con resultados de aprendizaje identificados </li></ul><ul><li>Identified educator in the practice setting/ Educador identificado en el ajuste de práctica </li></ul><ul><li>Regular formal supervision to address/ Supervisión formal regular para dirigirse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning outcomes/ Aprendizaje de resultados </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development issues/ Cuestiones de desarrollo profesionales </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Wide range of opportunities for placements <ul><li>Hospital, community, social care environments, schools, A&E, </li></ul><ul><li>ERASMUS exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Electives </li></ul><ul><li>Role emerging placements </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>OTs work with a range of people including those who have physical, mental and/or social problems, either from birth or as the result of accident, illness or ageing and are aware of the impact that change in circumstances can have on individuals' independence and confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Los OTs trabajan con una variedad de la gente incluso aquellos que tienen problemas físicos, mentales y/o sociales, del nacimiento o como el resultado de accidente, enfermedad o envejecimiento y son conscientes del impacto lo que se cambia de circunstancias puede tener en independencia de los individuos y confianza. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>OTs will work with a person to design a programme of treatment based on the individual's unique lifestyle and preferences, sometimes modifying the environment surrounding the person. Enhancing someone's ability to participate in everyday activities is a central part of occupational therapy. </li></ul><ul><li>El OTs trabajará con una persona para diseñar un programa de tratamiento basado en estilo de vida único del individuo y preferencias, a veces modificando el ambiente que rodea a la persona. Realzar la capacidad de alguien de participar en actividades diarias es una parte central de la terapia ocupacional. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>OTs recognise and understand that everyone's lifestyle is different and how each person chooses to live is up to them. They will consider the importance of how a person's physical, mental and social needs will impact on their recovery process and help them to achieve the goals that are most important to them </li></ul><ul><li>Los OTs reconocen y entienden que el estilo de vida de todo el mundo es diferente y como cada persona decide vivir está a la altura de ellos. Ellos considerarán la importancia de como las necesidades físicas, mentales y sociales de una persona harán impacto con su proceso de recuperación y les ayudarán a conseguir los objetivos que son los más importantes para ellos </li></ul>
  12. 13. Regulation <ul><li>Health Professions Council </li></ul><ul><li>Every 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Random audit to ensure CPD up to date </li></ul><ul><li>Can be removed from the register </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hpc-uk.org/apply/international/requirements/ </li></ul>
  13. 14. Work settings NHS and private hospitals <ul><li>Person's own home </li></ul><ul><li>Private practice </li></ul><ul><li>NHS and private hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Local community services </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. GP </li></ul><ul><li>practices </li></ul><ul><li>Social services and social work departments </li></ul><ul><li>Charities and voluntary agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment companies </li></ul><ul><li>Government agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Housing departments </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial and commercial organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Schools and colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Wheelchair services </li></ul>
  14. 15. Practice area / specialisms <ul><li>Coping with stress and anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol and substance misuse </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive technology services </li></ul><ul><li>Burns, plastic surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiac rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Care management </li></ul><ul><li>Community disability services </li></ul><ul><li>Community mental health teams </li></ul><ul><li>Eating disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Employment rehabilitation </li></ul>
  15. 16. Career Structure General Management Experienced researcher Senior/ Principal Lecturer / Professional Lead Consultant COT 4 Professional Lead/Service Manager Researcher Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Advanced COT 3 Team Leader Educator/Practitioner Specialist COT 2 Novice Researcher Practice placement educator After One Year COT 1 Management Research Education Practice

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