Occupational Therapy Toolbox 1 PG (9071.3)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Occupational Therapy|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2019 Semester 2 DR Craig GREBER (Ph: +61 2 62068585 ) ON-CAMPUS 2020 Semester 2 DR Craig GREBER (Ph: +61 2 62068585 ) ON-CAMPUS
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In this unit students will critically engage with the common tools occupational therapists use when working with individuals. These include basic assessments and interventions related to self-care, productivity and leisure. Important generic skills in communication, infection control and manual handling will also be practiced. Through a case based format, students will learn how impairments in body structure and function influence occupational performance and participation. Students will have an opportunity to adopt an occupational perspective to the management of these impairments.
This unit complements Unit 8349 Foundations of Occupational Therapy by providing foundational knowledge relevant to the prescription and implementation of occupational therapy services.
This unit will be co-taught with Occupational Therapy Toolbox 1, 10301.
On the successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand and justify the role of the occupational therapist in the assessment and provision of occupational therapy services for people with impairments;
2. Apply the knowledge of the physiological mechanisms underpinning impairments of some neurological conditions in an occupation focused way;
3. Exercise competent clinical reasoning in the provision of occupational therapy services to people with impairments; and
4. Demonstrate essential practice education skills (e.g. observation, measurement, communication, documentation, manual handling and infection control).
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2019
- Semester 2, 2018
3 hours per week. Blend of lecture and tutorial work.
8349 Foundations of Occupational Therapy.
10301 Occupational Therapy Toolbox 1.
8748 Sensorimotor Assessment and Intervention PG