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Occupational Therapy Professional Practice 2 PG (8726.3)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 6
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

CLOSED FOR FUTURE ENROLMENT.

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    Unit Outlines

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    • Practice 1, 2020, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (197142) - View
    • Practice 1, 2019, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (191775) - View
    • UC Trimester 1, 2018, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (180812) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 1, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (164614) - View
    • Winter Term, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (152637) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (154437) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (136687) - 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 minimal supervision, authentic occupational therapy assessments, interventions and evaluations. The placement may be in traditional or non-traditional areas of practice. This is the second 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, with minimal supervision, an occupation-focused assessment demonstrating the appropriate cognitive, technical and creative skills required to organise and manage an occupation-focused program or intervention;

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

    3. Apply, with minimal 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 9 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 9 weeks.

    Prerequisites

    6454 Health Professional Practice 2 PG AND 8737 Health Psychology and Behaviour G AND
    8350 Occupational Therapy Professional Practice 1 PG AND 6486 Research Planning PG AND 9070 Occupation in Context PG AND 9854 Assistive Technology Solutions to Enhance Participation in Life G.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

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    Equivalent Units

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