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Occupational Therapy Professional Practice 1 PG (8350.4)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Occupational Therapy

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Unit Outlines

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  • Practice 6, 2021, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (201111) - View
  • Practice 6, 2020, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (197154) - View
  • Practice 6, 2019, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (191809) - View
  • Winter Term, 2018, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (180568) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 6, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (164593) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (160883) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (154185) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (137044) - View

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Syllabus

This is a practice education unit that builds upon professional practice skills developed during the program. This unit gives opportunity to practice, under supervision, authentic occupational therapy assessments, interventions and evaluations. The placement may be in traditional or non-traditional areas of practice. This is the first practice education unit that aims to enable students to demonstrate application of knowledge and translation of theory to practice. This unit forms part of the 1000 hours of practice education mandated by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists and is guided by the Australian Minimum Competency Standards for New Graduate Occupational Therapists (Occupational Therapy Australia 2010).

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Undertake, under supervision, an occupation-focused assessment demonstrating the appropriate cognitive, technical and creative skills required to organise and manage an occupation-focused program;

2. Evaluate, under supervision, an occupation-focused program demonstrating the appropriate cognitive, technical and creative skills required; and

3. Apply, under supervision, the theory and concepts of occupational science and occupational therapy to a specific practice area.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

This is a practice education unit comprising 8 weeks of industry-based placement. In this unit students are required to attend the placement site for approximately 7.5 - 8 hours per day for 8 weeks.

Prerequisites

9071 Occupational Therapy Toolbox 1 AND
8349 Foundations of Occupational Therapy PG AND
8937 Humans as Occupational Beings PG 1 AND
9072 Occupational Therapy Toolbox 2 AND
10414 Occupational Therapy and Mental Health PG AND
9069 Humans as Occupational Beings PG 2

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.

Work Integrated Learning

Placement and Internship


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