Advanced Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy
|Course code OCCT4110||Units 20||Level 4000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
This course aims to consolidate previous knowledge and skills and broaden the student 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.
This course is Compulsory Program Component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy program.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007|
|Objectives||Upon completion of OCCT 4110, students will be able to:|
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.
|Replacing Course(s)||Replacing 20 units of OCCT4100: OT Theory & Practice 4A & 40 units (Pass Degree)|
or OCCT4300: OT Honours A - 40units (Honours Degree)
|Assumed Knowledge||240 credit points of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy programme|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks|
Practicum: for 35 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks