Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


4000 level

Course handbook


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.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2015.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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


  • 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


OCCT4211 Pre-Requisite

Assumed knowledge

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

Assessment items

Presentation: Group Presentations - 1

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Presentation: Group Presentations - 2

Compulsory Requirements

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

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.
  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.