Occupational Therapy Specialty Practice Topics

Course code OCCT4211
Not available in 2015

Description

This course builds on previous Occupational Therapy theory and practice courses to enable students to consolidate their knowledge and skills relevant to professional practice in occupational therapy. Specific areas of practice are studied in depth in specialist learning units, in order to extend student understanding of the complexities of occupational dysfunction and subsequent intervention strategies for the client groups that are the focus of this course.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the history, concepts and philosophy of selected speciality areas

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the multidisciplinary team within the speciality areas

3. Identify personal views, beliefs and values relating to the speciality areas

4. Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of quality of life and occupational choice for the individual, families and communities represented within the specialty areas

5. Work co-operatively and effectively within a group

Content

  • Further examination of clinical reasoning
  • Exploration of relevant issues through the use of case studies relating to specialty areas
  • Consideration of intervention strategies relevant to specialty areas
  • Interaction with multi-disciplinary experts
  • Group work to analyse and present the case studies and related issues

Requisites

OCCT4211 Pre-Requisite and requirements for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 10792.

Assumed Knowledge

Satisfactory completion of all courses in the previous 3 years of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, and OCCT4110

Assessment Items

Presentation: Presentations - Group

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Presentation: Presentations - Group

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 10 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks