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Area/Catalogue
REHB 1031

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105771

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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 student understanding and associated skills required to practice effectively in hospital settings.

Course content

Health care service models. Role of multi-disciplinary health team and responsibility of team members. Provision of occupational therapy services in acute and hospital settings. Exploration of the occupational impact of a range of conditions commonly seen in a hospital setting. Occupational therapy assessment and intervention skills associated with these conditions including clinical reasoning, initial assessments, discharge planning, home assessment, goal setting and report writing. Safe and ethical practice in acute care and hospital settings.

Textbook(s)

Atchison, B & Dirette, D 2016, Conditions in Occupational Therapy:Effect on Occupational Performance, 5th , Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 1030 Introduction to Occupational Therapy Practice
HLTH 1020 Human Anatomy 100

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 13 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
Written assignment N/A 20% -
Skill demonstration N/A 40% -
Written Test N/A 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

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