Assistive Technology to Enable Occupation G (11910.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Occupational Therapy||Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply and analyse the theoretical and practical concepts of AT;
2. Critique the process of selecting AT used in homes, schools and the community for people with impairments; and
3. Design, apply and evaluate an interdisciplinary approach using AT in the formulation of a client centred solution to enable occupation with a person with an impairment.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites8350 Occupational Therapy Professional Practice 1 PG
Equivalent units9854 Assistive Technology Solutions to Enhance Participation in Life G
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||On-Campus||Dr Stephen Isbel|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||29 July 2024||On-Campus||Dr Stephen Isbel|
Federici, S., & Scherer, M. (2017). Assistive technology assessment handbook. CRC Press.
(available as an e-book in the library)
Students are expected to attend all field trips, webinars and client visits.
Required IT skills
No specific IT skills required.
Students are expected to travel to their allocated client's home on multiple occasions.
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit involves a work integrated component. Each student is requiured to completed a Work Integrated Agreement form that is found on the Canvas site prior to visiting their allocated client. Students should wear their occupational therapy uniform at each visit.
Prior to visiting their allocated client for the first time each group is required to complete and submit a risk assessment form that is available on Canvas.