Intermediate Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy
This is the third of four practice placement courses in the undergraduate occupational therapy programme. The course aims to broaden student professional practice experience while assisting them to consolidate academic knowledge and develop their clinical skills.
A block of professional practice is embedded into this course. The students undertake their placements off campus in a variety of service settings. The course is a compulsory programme component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy program.
- Semester 1 - 2015
1. Professional Behaviour
2. Self management Skills
3. Co-worker Communication
4. Communication Skills
6. Information Gathering
7. Service Provision
8. Service Evaluation
Each professional practice experience will be slightly different for the students but all should offer them the opportunity to develop their:
- professional behaviour,
- self-management skills,
- co-worker communication,
- communication skills,
- information gathering,
- service provision and service evaluation in accordance with the revised version of the Student Practice Education form (SPEF-R).
Additionally, an emphasis will be placed on teaching the second year students about the importance of developing their clinical reasoning skills in the briefing and debriefing sessions of the course.
Review of Progress
This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):
In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of OCCT2254.
Professional Task: Practice
Viva Voce: Case Study Viva
Portfolio: Reflective Portfolio
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
- NSW Health Verification Requirements - Students must complete NSW Health Department requirements for students to attend placements in NSW Health facilities.
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks
Face to Face On Campus 38 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks