+27123625457 otoffice@uitweb.co.za

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Minimum requirements
The following minimum requirements were set out by INSTOPP as a guideline:

  • Registration with the HPCSA.
  • Registration with the Board of Health Care Funders (BHF).
  • OTASA.
  • Membership of appropriate specialized groups in the field of practice.
  • Knowledge on the rules and ethical standards set out by the HPCSA and the Professional Board for Occupational Therapy.
  • Knowledge on fee structures.
  • Mentoring.
  • Although not enforceable, it is highly recommended that you have the following experience prior to entering into private practice:

  • Paediatrics – 2 years general experience, or 2 years in a paediatric clinic or facility.
  • Psychiatry – 3 years in psychiatric institution or clinic.
  • Physical – 2 years general physical including one year in the speciality field chosen.
  • Medico-legal work – 3-5 years’ experience including at least 18 months in speciality field or area of expertise.
  • Placement of students – We recommend at least one year experience in your current private practice.
  • ICD 10 Codes
    ICD is the foundation for the identification of health trends and statistics globally, and the international standard for reporting diseases and health conditions. It is the diagnostic classification standard for all clinical and research purposes. ICD defines the universe of diseases, disorders, injuries and other related health conditions, listed in a comprehensive, hierarchical fashion that allows for:

  • easy storage, retrieval and analysis of health information for evidenced-based decision-making;
  • sharing and comparing health information between hospitals, regions, settings and countries;
  • data comparisons in the same location across different time periods.
  • If you would like more information regarding ICD10 codes, please click on the following link: ICD10 CODES

    Coding and Procedures
    OTASA Guide to OT CODING & PROCEDURES

    contact us

    Physical Address :
    213 Richard Street Hatfield Pretoria 0028
    Hatfield
    Pretoria
    South Africa

    Contact Info :
    El-lerisa Mahomed
    Tel no: +27123625457
    Email: otoffice@uitweb.co.za

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