Introduction to Occupational Therapy Practice
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
This course builds upon the fundamental concepts introduced in OCCT1110, through classroom learning of practice skills and a professional placement. The students consider the application of frames of reference to the occupational therapy process.
This course is Compulsory Program Component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy program.
OCCT1201 aims to ensure students will:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of how occupational therapy practice is influenced by context.
2. Demonstrate understanding of how theoretical models are applied to occupational therapy practice.
3. Develop an understanding of what constitutes a professional, competent and ethical occupational therapist.
4. Acquire occupational therapy practice skills appropriate to a first year level.
5. Demonstrate a knowledge of the underlying theory involved in occupational therapy practice skills.
- Application of the theory and the process of occupational therapy practice.
- Development of practice skills that are foundational to the development of competent, professional and ethical occupational therapy practice.
- Application of the biomechanical frame of reference in practice skills.
- Application of the cognitive-perceptual frame of reference in practice skills.
Modes of Delivery
Experience Based Learning
Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Field Study: for 35 hour(s) per Week for 2 weeks