Occupational Rehabilitation 1

Course code HLSC6102Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

This course focuses on the application of the different/ individual occupational rehabilitation services, medical and treatment issues, case management and counseling and their implications for a successful and durable return to work/job placement outcome.

Available in 2014

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
ObjectivesBy completing this course students will have the knowledge required to:
1. Acknowledge what skills and services the members of the multi-disciplinary team bring to the occupational rehabilitation context;
2. Identify appropriate occupational rehabilitation services and procedures for individuals;
3. Be pro-active in their management of clients in the occupational rehabilitation context;
4. Identify potential barriers to active participation by stakeholders in the occupational rehabilitation process.
Content-Define the multidisciplinary contribution to the occupational rehabilitation process;
-Specify services provided by the multidisciplinary team and the contribution they make to the occupational rehabilitation process;
-Define vocational rehabilitation;
-Case management and its application in injury management and occupational rehabilitation;
-Relevant medical and treatment issues ;
-Counselling
-Introduction to a range of assessment methods;
-Identify a range of issues that may impede the occupational rehabilitation process;
-Discuss methods for identifying barriers in the occupational rehabilitation process;
-Critical evaluation of assessment methods
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsWritten assessment
Examination: Formal
Group/tutorial participation and contributionOnline discussions are an assessable component of the course and therefore a requirement for students - Meets course objectives 1,2,3,& 4
Presentations - IndividualVideo presentation
Contact HoursEmail Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for HLSC6102