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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5109

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106111

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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

The aim of this course is to develop students understanding of current occupational therapy practice settings and develop skills in occupational performance analysis.

Course content

Introduction to occupational therapy practice including the occupational performance process model, impact of physical interpersonal and cultural dimensions of environment on occupational performance and therapeutic use of self. Introduction and practice in occupational analysis focusing on observation and reporting skills. Frameworks and models including International Classification of Function, Person-Environment-Occupation Framework (PEO), Occupational Performance Model.

Health care service models. Role of multi-disciplinary health team and responsibility of team members. Provision of occupational therapy services in 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 hospital settings.

Textbook(s)

Thomas, H 2015, Occupation-based Activity Analysis, 2nd edition, SLACK Incorporated, NJ

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

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
Assignment N/A - Structured template 20% N/A
Skill demonstration N/A 40% N/A
Examination 2 hours 40% N/A

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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