Key learning outcomes
A university education in ergotherapy has a wide base of specialized characteristics from the theoretical and clinical medicine fields. The respective ergotherapy and rehabilitation courses are connected by this medical base. Graduates are prepared for independent work in the field of ergotherapy within complex rehabilitative treatment. The professional profile of the graduate is to evaluate the described abilities and make use of information obtained in the subsequent care of the patient. The development of these abilities relies on knowledge and proficiency in the process of curative rehabilitation in individual clinical fields and also ergodiagnostics. Knowledge of psychology, special pedagogy and a knowledge of compensational aids are necessary as well as the ability to carry out proposals for the removal of architectural barriers. Specialist training in a foregn language is also currently part of the course. Graduates have the possibility to work in a team in primary rehabilitation workplaces, in rehabilitation departments and physical medicine, in rehabilitation centres and establishments, specialized children's, geriatrics and psychiatric insitutions, social care establishments, in special schools for physically and mentally disabled children, in requalification and reconditioning courses for people with physical disabilities, in protected departments, to monitor the adherence to ergonomic norms in various workplaces.