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HSO304 - Work Integrated Learning A

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

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

Unit chair:

K Nicola-Richmond

Prerequisite:HSO302, HSO305
Contact hours:

8 weeks of fieldwork totalling approximately 320 hours.

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

The first of two practicum units is aimed at students developing competence as beginning practitioners in occupational therapy. It builds on and extends competency development from fieldwork, enabling students to: apply occupational therapy reasoning processes to a range of practice situations; attain particular skills according to OT Australia professional competency requirements; discuss management issues related to practice, and demonstrate effective communication skills. It will take place in a variety of agencies/organisations within the health and related areas. As appropriate, fieldwork will be supported by additional learning experiences to assist students develop competencies, management skills and an appreciation of the need for practice to be based on evidence that can be cited and analysed.

Assessment

Professional practice report (2000 words) 50%, fieldwork assignment (2000 words) 50%. 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.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$2153$2153$6024$6184

* 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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