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HSO408 - Transition to 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:TBA
Prerequisite:

HSO401 and HSO403

Incompatible with:

HSO414

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

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

In this unit research and analytical skills are applied to the broader contexts of occupation and occupational therapy practice. Content includes sociopolitical perspectives, community development and empowerment, contemporary occupational issues in society, analysis of occupational therapy models and trends in terms of contemporary social and occupational issues, and strategies to address contemporary occupational issues to promote occupational health. Topics addressed in this unit include identifying trends in occupational therapy practice, reviewing and critiquing professional directions, strategies for critical reflection and analysis, identifying current issues related to occupation and health, developing individual and group responses to occupational issues, and promoting occupational health - design and management of change. Teaching methods will include group forums, resource sessions and classes.

Assessment

Written assignment (800 words) 20%, group conference paper abstract 10%, group conference presentation (50 minutes each group) 50%, essay (800 words) 20%

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