REHB 3063


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course


Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

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

Course content

Orientation to practice education including: expectations, professional behaviour, goal setting, effective use of supervision, self directed learning in practice settings. Orientation to practice education assessment: including performance evaluation tools, purpose of workbook and portfolio of evidence. Reflective practice. Observation and participation at a beginning level 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 at a beginning level that may include 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.




Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 2043 Enabling Occupation through Environmental Adaptation
REHB 2049 Principles of Occupational Therapy Practice


Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 2044 Therapeutic Communication and Group Work

Teaching method

Component Duration
Lecture 3 hours x 2 weeks
Workshop 4 hours x 2 weeks
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.


Placement, Portfolio, Report


EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Degrees this course is offered in

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