HSO405 - Professional Practice Education B

Year:

2021 unit information

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 or H455 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Prerequisite:

HSO306, HSO304

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

8 weeks of fieldwork totalling approximately 320 hours

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.

Hurdle requirement

8 weeks of fieldwork totalling approximately 320 hours

Unit Fee Information

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