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Humans as Occupational Beings 1 PG (8937.4)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Occupational Therapy

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Syllabus

This unit combines lectures, case based tutorials and work integrated learning. This unit is a co-requisite with 9069 giving students an advanced understanding of humans as occupational beings across the life span. Students develop an integrated understanding of play, the primary occupation of children. They also develop insights into the various challenges that impact occupational performance of children and adolescents. Students gain specialised skills in professional communication, service implementation and service evaluation to apply in a range of practice settings for children and adolescents.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Synthesise information gathered from a comprehensive assessment of occupational performance of a child and or adolescent;

2. Apply established theories to develop programs to promote occupational performance and participation of children and or adolescents; and

3. Justify to specialist and non-specialist audiences their rationale for implementing occupation-focused services for children and or adolescents in various practice settings by drawing upon on theory and research.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week. Blend of lecture and tutorial work.

Prerequisites

8349 Foundations of Occupational Therapy PG AND 9071 Occupational Therapy Toolbox 1 PG.

Corequisites

9072 Occupational Therapy Toolbox 2 PG

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

8720 Occupational Therapy and Children and Adolescents PG.

Equivalent Units

None.


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