Introduction to Occupational Therapy
|Course code OCCT1110||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
This course introduces students to fundamental concepts in Occupational Therapy (OT). Students examine theoretical models of practice applicable to OT practice. They also consider the OT process and are introduced to the development and implementation of appropriate OT interventions.
Concepts and skills include the therapeutic use of meaningful occupation in various contexts of practice, analysis of occupational behaviour, the development of therapeutic activity programs and occupational performance issues relevant to humans.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||Upon completion of OCCT1110 students should be able to demonstrate:|
1. An understanding of the philosophy and scope of Occupational Therapy.
2. An understanding of the Occupational Therapy process.
3. Elementary skills in the analysis and application of the use of activity as a therapeutic tool.
4. Understanding of typical developmental and lifespan issues relevant to Occupational Therapy.
5. Understanding and skills in applying theoretical models relevant to Occupational Therapy practice.
|Content||- Introduction to the philosophy of the occupational therapy profession|
- Introduction to activity analysis and the use of activities in the therapeutic process
- Exploration of occupational performance issues
- Introduction to basic skills required for Occupational Therapy practice
- Introduction to and application of occupational-focused models within the occupational therapy process.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Self Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for OCCT1110|