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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Danielle Hitch and Helen Larkin
All of HSO202, HSO205, HSO206, HSO207
|Contact hours:||Stream 1 (Academic): 1 x 1 hour class plus 1 x 2 hour seminar per week; stream 2 (Fieldwork): fieldwork comprising 1 day per week or equivalent|
|Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.|
This unit links scientific understanding of occupational performance with a range of occupational therapy case scenarios. It is designed to develop specific practice skills, according to professional competencies that underpin the profession. It covers approaches to and methods of identifying people's needs, choices, capacities and preferences within a person-centred approach leading to the collaborative identification of occupational therapy goals. The focus of the unit includes selecting measurement tools and methods, administering occupational therapy assessments and evaluations, observation skills, developing intervention plans, report writing and case presentation. Teaching methods will include classes, seminars, scenario-based learning, small group discussions and experience in the field one day per week.
Assessment task 1: Case report 1 (1000 words) 25%
Assessment task 2: Case report 2 (1200 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Practical assessment (20 minutes) 25%
Assessment task 4: Fieldwork assignment 20%
The practical exam is a hurdle requirement. Failure of the practical exam will lead to failure of the unit.
Failure of a fieldwork component in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy will normally lead to failure of the unit and may lead to exclusion from the course.
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