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Area/Catalogue
REHB 3060

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105762

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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

The aim of this course is to develop entry level competence for occupational therapy practice in the management of chronic conditions and community based care.

Course content

Theoretical frameworks appropriate to community practice. Approaches to the management of chronic conditions in the community setting, including a range of disciplines, services and service models. Occupational impact, risk factors, processes and course of a range of chronic conditions including chronic pain, diabetes (Type 1 & 2), heart and lung diseases, arthritis, degenerative neurological diseases, autism and developmental delay. Social and emotional impact of a range of chronic conditions. Occupational Therapy strategies and techniques for enabling occupational performance relevant to service delivery to clients with a chronic condition in a community setting.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 3064 Primary Health Care Approaches in Occupational Therapy
REHB 2045 Occupational Therapy Practice and Mental Health

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 4 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 4 weeks
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 9 weeks
Workshop 3 hour x 9 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
Quiz - 20% 30 minutes
Presentation - 40% 30 minutes
Practical Assessment - 40% 40 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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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