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Area/Catalogue
REHB 6012

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106107

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop competence for occupational therapy practice in community and primary health care.

Course content

Theoretical frameworks appropriate to community practice including social health frameworks. 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 (Types 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. Factors that impact on occupational performance and health from a community perspective, including socio-economic, political, physical, interpersonal and cultural dimensions of environment. Trans- cultural and ethical practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 5106 Enabling Occupation 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours 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 1500 words 20% -
Case presentation - 40% 30 minutes
Skill demonstration - 40% 40 minutes

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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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

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