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HSO406 - Consolidating Occupational Therapy Practice

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Cohort rule:

This unit commences in Trimester 2 2016 and is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Unit chair:

Genevieve Pepin

Prerequisite:

HSO401 and HSO403

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour class per week, 3 hours per week seminar activities

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.

Content

This unit provides an opportunity for students to build on prior academic and fieldwork learning to develop action plans to enable occupational health for individuals and communities and to take on educational roles. It will assist them to use empowering, advocating, mediating and enabling approaches as well as current and projected approaches adopted by occupational therapists. Topics addressed in this unit include principles that underpin enabling occupational therapy processes, social justice and equity, and links to clinical reasoning. The unit covers identification of outcomes in client-centred occupational approaches, occupation for health as a community issue in urban, rural and remote environments, and identification of outcomes as a professional and new occupational therapy graduate. Teaching methods include seminars, PBL/OBL seminars, classes and experiential learning.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2500 words) 30%

Assessment task 2: Written case study (2500 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Written report (3500 words) 40%

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