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OROPESA ROBLEJO, Pedro; PUENTE SANI, Ventura; COUSO SEOANE, Clemente  and  GARCIA WILSON, Isis Mercedes. Epistemological limitations in the process of vocational training of the health rehabilitation therapist for his performance as occupational therapist. MEDISAN [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.2, pp.263-270. ISSN 1029-3019.

In the higher education institutions of medical sciences which are in charge of specificities as for the relationship functioning-disability-health, positive changes are revealed for achieving a high professional level. For this effects, the present investigation was carried out, in which some deficiencies existing in the training process of the health rehabilitation therapist are described that can damage their future performance as occupational therapist, whose tasks include the evaluation of needs, the standardization of treatments with specific health conditions, the rehabilitation and the evaluation of the results of an individual with a certain health condition, and its contextual factors.

Keywords : vocational training; rehabilitation in health; occupational therapy; occupational sciences; universities.

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