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HSO401 - OT Practice Applying Knowledge and Reasoning

Unit details

Year2016 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:

Lynne Adamson

Prerequisite:

All of HSO303, HSO304, HSO305 and HSO306

Corequisite:HSO403
Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 1 x 4 hour seminar per week

Note:

This unit is taught intensively for 5 weeks.

Content

This unit focuses on the development of innovations in a range of occupational therapy practice situations, and draws on experiences already gained through prior academic and fieldwork learning. It covers the selection and application of OT theoretical models, the use of occupation-based processes to problem solve, articulation of occupational goals related to occupational therapy practice, reflecting on personal approaches to theoretical directions and clinical reasoning. Students will form a team, work together, develop leadership skills and design an innovative intervention program for a clientele of their choice.  Teaching will be face to face and highly interactive with sessions arranged as a series of seminars that will involve classes, discussions, presentations and learning tasks in small groups.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Reflective essay (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: OT practice innovations 50% (comprising oral presentation 25%, report (2000 words total) - collaborative group task 25%
Assessment task 3: Individual contribution to group work 10%

Prescribed texts

Braveman, B. (2006). Leading and managing occupational therapy services: An evidence-based approach. Philadelphia, PA:F.A. Davis Company.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3197$3329

* 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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