Advanced Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy

Course code OCCT4110
Not available in 2015

Description

This course aims to consolidate previous knowledge and skills and broaden the students' professional experience in the practice of Occupational Therapy. Students undertake an extended professional placement in a selected area of practice. Upon completion of the professional placement students are expected to be performing at the level of a beginning practitioner. This course is designed to assist students to gather and utilise information appropriately and to develop appropriate decision-making skills within the professional practice environment.

Availability

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2014.

Learning Outcomes

1. Reflect critically on their own professional performance and take responsibility, under supervision, for action in response to this.

2. Effectively employ a model of reflection to evaluate own learning in a practice setting.

3. Demonstrate practice skills and professional behaviour commensurate with expectations for a new graduate in the context of their practice education setting.

Content

  • Australian Competency Standards for Entry Level Occupational Therapists
  • Personality types and learning styles
  • Preparing for professional practice and employment
  • Using reflection to develop practice
  • Preparing for practice education


Practice education 12 weeks full time participation.

Requisites

OCCT4110 Pre-Requisite and requirements for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 10792.

Assumed Knowledge

240 credit points of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy programme

Assessment Items

Professional Task: Practice Education

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Students must complete NSW Health Department requirements for students to attend placements in NSW Health facilities.

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks

Practicum

Face to Face Off Campus 35 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks