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Unit details

HSO202 - Impact of Health Conditions On Occupational Performance

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Unit chair:

Kieva Richards

Prerequisite:

All of HSO102, HSO104 (or HSO101), HSE102 and HSE208

Contact hours: 1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Content

This level 2 unit builds on the bioscience units and links them with occupational therapy theoretical and practice elements. Case scenarios drawn from health and human service practice are used to provide learning material about motor, cognitive, psychological, intellectual and social dysfunction. Topics to be addressed in this unit include: musculoskeletal, neurological, psychological, cognitive, affective, and social disorders and their effect on people's occupations; an introduction to clinical reasoning; theoretical concepts and models of occupational therapy; the biomechanics of movement; person - environment - occupation model; client-centred processes - individual and group therapies. The students will address these issues through PBL seminars and resource sessions with expert practitioners.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Case study (1500 words) 30%

Assessment task 2a: Group presentation 20%

Assessment task 2b: Reflective essay (800 words) 20%

Assessment task 2c: Group collaboration evaluation 10%

Assessment task 3: Written case study (400 words or less) and concept map 20%

Prescribed texts

Atchison, B. & Dirette, D (2000). Conditions in Occupational Therapy. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3103$3185

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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