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Occupational Therapy Professional Practice 3 PG (8727.3)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Occupational Therapy

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Unit Outlines

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  • Practice 3, 2020, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (197150) - View
  • Teaching Period 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180813) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 7, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (174619) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 4, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (164615) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (152263) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (152638) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (154439) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (136689) - View

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Syllabus

This is a practice education unit that builds upon professional practice skills developed during the program. This unit give opportunity to independently practice authentic occupational therapy assessments, interventions and evaluations. The placements may be in traditional or non-traditional areas of practice. This is the third and final practice education unit that aims to enable students to demonstrate independently creativity and initiative required in a professional practice environment. Students are expected to work with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability. 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. Independently complete an occupation-focused assessment demonstrating the appropriate cognitive, technical and creative skills required;

2. Independently complete an occupation-focused program or intervention demonstrating the appropriate cognitive, technical and creative skills required; and

3. Independently apply 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

10416 Occupational Therapy Professional Practice 2 PG

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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