Introduction to Occupational Therapy Practice
|Course code OCCT1201||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
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.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||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 knowledge of the underlying theory involved in occupational therapy practice skills.
|Content||- 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||Internal Mode|
Experience Based Learning
|Contact Hours||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
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for OCCT1201|