Motor and Process Abilities in Occupations

Course code OCCT2252Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

This course introduces the student to possible occupational issues associated with the motor and process abilities of a person. This includes the Person Environment Occupation [PEO] relationship. The student will study the effects of neurological conditions on motor and processing abilities through case (or client) based scenarios [CBL]. The course develops student knowledge and application of assessments and interventions relevant to motor and processing abilities within the occupational therapy process based on evidence based practice principles.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of how neurological conditions affect occupational issues.
2. Link knowledge in neurological conditions to the occupational therapy process in the context of professional practice.
3. Analyse how neurological conditions affect motor and processing abilities in their daily occupations including the effect on Person Environment Occupation [PEO].
4. Demonstrate competence in assessment skills.
5. Demonstrate the ability to develop client-centeredness while considering occupational issues.
6. Synthesise and apply this knowledge to the application of the occupational therapy process for people with neurological conditions.
7. Demonstrate their ability to apply and reflect on professional reasoning and behaviours.
Content1. The definition and exploration of motor and processing skills.
2. The effect of neurological conditions on occupational issues.
3. The assessment and occupational therapy interventions for motor and processing skills applied to an individual.
4. The application of evidenced-based occupational therapy processes using a case based approach [CBL].
Replacing Course(s)OCCT2100 (motor and process components)
TransitionNot applicable for this course as OCCT2100 will be taught out
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNA
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Examination: Formal
Presentations - Group
Contact HoursLaboratory: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks
Tutorial: for 1.5 hour(s) per Week for 4 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentOnly available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) Program.
Compulsory Program ComponentPrior successful completion of HUBS2103.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for OCCT2252