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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5106

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106105

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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 develop competency in clinical reasoning and intervention for people experiencing neurological conditions to enable their occupational performance.

Course content

Occupational impact associated with a range of neurological conditions including acquired brain injury, cerebral-vascular accident. Practice based evidence for neurological interventions. Negotiating targeted outcomes and developing action plans to address challenges to occupational performance, using different theoretical frameworks. Strategies and techniques to enable occupational performance relevant to different theoretical approaches and different stages of the client pathway. Approaches to teamwork commonly employed when working with people with neurological conditions, including the role and relationships of clients and carers in teamwork. Legislative, privacy, ethical and medico-legal aspects of practice including report writing. Principles and strategies for communicating with people experiencing communication difficulties.

Textbook(s)

Radomski, M. & Trombly, C. 2013, Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction , 7th, Lippincott Williams Wilkins, Philadelphia

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 5109 Introduction to Occupational Therapy Practice GE
REHB 5105 Enabling Occupation 1

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 5013 Human Neuroscience GE

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
Clinical Summary 1500 words 20% -
Written Task 2000 words 40% -
Skill demonstration assignment - 40% 30 mins

Fees

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

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