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INFORMATION RELATED TO GRADUATES OF THE

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PROGRAM

 

 

 


RESULTS OF THE EMPLOYEE SURVEY
2010

§  38 EMPLOYERS WERE SURVEYED WITH 100% RESPONSE RATE.

§  89%(34) OF THE SUPERVISORS INDICATED THAT THE UPRH GRADUATES  HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS.       

§  82%(31) OF THE SUPERVISORS INCATED THAT THE UPRH GRADUATES APPLY  ADEQUATELY THE INTERVENTION MODALITIES AND THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITIES DELEGATED.

§  92%(35) OF THE SUPERVISORS INCATED THAT THE UPRH GRADUATES ANALIZE THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITIES WITH SELF-CONFIDENCE AND GOOD JUDGEMENT.

§  95%(36) OF SUPERVISORS ESPRESSED THAT THE OT ASSISTANTS KNOW THE REGULATIONS AND LAWS THAT REGULATE THE OT PRACTICE.      

§  95%(36) OF THE SUPERVISORS ARE SATISFIED WITH THE PERFORMANCE  OF  OT ASSISTANTS.

* 79%(30) OF THE SUPERVISORS EXPRESSED THAT THE OT ASSISTANTS’ SALARIES ARE INADEQUATE FOR THE QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK THEY CARRY OUT.
 

 

 


GRADUATE SURVEY RESULTS
2012

·         17 graduates were surveyed with 100% response rate.

 

·         14 (93%) from Pediatrics, 0 (0%) Mental Health and 1 (7%) from Physical Health.

 

·         100% of our graduates expressed that:

ü  There are many employment opportunities in OT in Puerto Rico.

ü  They know the regulations and hows that regulate the OT practice in Puerto Rico.

ü  Are proud of being OT Assistants.

ü  Are satisfied with their professional performance OT Assistants.

           

·         88% of our graduates expressed that:

ü  Have the knowledge, skills and attituds for carring our their duties according to their role.

 

·         82% of our graduates expressed that:

ü  Apply adequately intervention modalities and therapeutic activities.

ü  Analyze therapeutic activities with self-confidence and good judgement.

 

 
                

 

 


CLIENT SURVEY RESULTS
2010

  • 147  CLIENTS SURVEYED
    • 27 FROM PHYSICAL HEALTH,11 FROM PEDIATRICS, AND 83 FROM MENTAL HEALTH

§  99% RECOMMEND OT TO OTHER PEOPLE

§  100% INDICATED THAT THE STUDENT DEMONSTRATED THE NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO CARRY OUT HIS/HER TASKS.

§  100% INDICATED THAT THE STUDENT APPLIED SAFETY MEASURES WHEN OFFERING INTERVENTION TREATMENT.

§  99% INDICATED THAT THE STUDENT PERFORMED THE TASKS PROFESSIONALLY AND THAT THE OT SERVICES HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO IMPROVING THEIR HEALTH.

§  CLIENTS LEVEL OF SATISFACTION WITH  STUDENTS INTERVENTION:

§  PHYSICAL HEALTH AND PEDIATRICS AREAS
89% VERY SATISFIED
11% SATISFIED
 

§  MENTAL HEALTH AREA
78% VERY SATISFIED
13% SATISFIED   
6% DID NOT ANSWER
 

 

 


GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT RATE

GRADUATION YEAR*

NUMBER OF GRADUATES

EMPLOYED AS OTA

COMMENTS

2009

24

19 (79%)

2  studying full time

1employed as cashier

1housewife

1own business

2010

27

20 (74%)

3 studying full time

2 unknown

2 not employed

2011

24

14(58%)

6 studying full time

1 working janitor

3 unknown

Data obtained in March 2012, Ms. Loida Almenas, Official Counselor.
  Source: Registrar’s Office and OTA Program Graduate Book

 * Note:  Every student who completed the degree in the year given without taking into account year of admission.
 

The Occupational Therapy Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, birth, age, physical or mental disability, origin, social condition, or political or religious ideas.

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