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HSO405 - Work Integrated Learning B

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: 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:

Kelli Nicola-Richmond

Prerequisite:HSO306, HSO304
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 second of two practicum units aimed at students developing competence as beginning practitioners in occupational therapy. It builds on and extends competency development from earlier fieldwork enabling students to apply occupational therapy reasoning processes to a range of practice situations; complete the attainment of particular skills according to OT Australia professional competency requirements; develop management skills related to practice; demonstrate effective professional communication skills; reflect on learning outcomes for their studies. Students will learn to self-evaluate; and discuss their individual professional capabilities according to OT Australia accreditation, be professionally accountable, and articulate professional and personal frames of reference related to occupational therapy practice. It will take place in a variety of agencies/organisations within the health and related areas. Seminars will be integral to assist students with the development of appropriate competencies, management skills, and an appreciation of the need for practice to be based on evidence that can be cited and analysed.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Evidence-based practice report (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: 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

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