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Area/Catalogue
REHB 6005

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100093

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To enable students to apply and integrate the knowledge and skills gained in the academic program to field practice and to enable students to reflect on their clinical experience.

Course content

Orientation to field practice including: expectations, professional behaviour, goal setting, effective use of supervision, self directed learning in practice settings. Orientation to field practice assessment: including performance evaluation tools, purpose of workbook and portfolio of evidence. Reflective practice. Observation and participation in occupational therapy programs and service delivery, under supervision, that may include observation, interview, occupational analysis, development of a graded occupational program, manual handling, universal precautions, environmental modifications, positioning, advocacy, educational approaches, and modalities. Application of Occupational Therapy Process Model including naming, validating and prioritising occupational performance issues, selecting theoretical approaches, identifying occupational performance components and environmental conditions, identifying strengths and resources, negotiating targeted outcomes and developing action plans and implementing plans through occupation. Report writing and documentation.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 5070 Occupational Therapy Field Practice 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 7 hours x 2 week
Workshop 3 hours x 11 weeks
Clinical 3 hours x 11 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Report 1000 words 30% -
Portfolio 3500 words 70% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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