Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) – BPASOCTE5000

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Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) Pass

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Course BPASOCTE-05: Pass course; full-time, 4 years

Year 1 (first offered 2016)

Semester 1
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6    N BIOS1136 or BIOS1159 or BIOS5090


Semester 1 Unit Coordinator is A/Prof Leslie Nicholson, Semester 2 unit coordinator is Dr Bronwen Ackermann
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH1007
Health Science and Research
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
OCCP1096
Understanding Occupation-People-Context
6      Semester 1
OCCP1097
Analysing Occupations and Performance
6      Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
OCCP1098
Teaching Occupations and Performance
6      Semester 2
OCCP1099
Occupational Performance: Healthcare 1
6      Semester 2
OCCP1100
Professional Practice I
6   

Students must complete jurisdictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional fieldwork placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check and an Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Intensive January
Semester 2
Elective (non-OT) [6] (see note 1)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2 (last offered 2016)

Semester 1
HSBH1007
Health Science and Research
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
OCCP2085
Occupational Performance: Home and Family
6      Semester 1
OCCP2086
Professional Practice 2
6    P OCCP1099 and OCCP1100


Students must complete jurisdictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional fieldwork placements. These include: holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check and an Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Semester 1
OCCP2088
Occupational Performance: Child and Family
6      Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS1137 or BIOS2103


Semester 1 coordinator is Dr Jin Huang, Semester 2 coordinator is Dr Alan Freeman
Semester 1
Semester 2
OCCP2084
Occupational Performance: Community
6      Semester 2
OCCP2087
Occupational Performance: Community
6      Semester 2
Elective (non-OT) [6] (see note 1)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3

Semester 1
OCCP3061
Professional Practice IIIA
12    P OCCP1096 and OCCP1097 and OCCP1098 and OCCP1099 and OCCP2084 and OCCP2085 and OCCP2086 and OCCP2087 and OCCP2088 and BIOS1168


Students must complete jursidictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional practice placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Students who do not meet all prerequisites to enrol in this unit of study should seek academic advice from the Course Director. Special Permission to enrol may be considered, on a case-by-case basis.
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
OCCP3065
Professional Practice IIIB
12    P OCCP2086 and OCCP3061


Students must complete jursidictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional practice placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
OCCP3076
Occupational Performance: Education
6      Semester 2
OCCP3077
Occupational Performance: Productivity
6      Semester 2
OCCP3078
Occupational Performance: Retirement
6      Semester 2
Elective (non-OT) [6] (see note 1)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4

Semester 1
OCCP4087
Health Promotion Through Occupation
6      Semester 1
Three Electives (OT or non-OT) [18] (see note 1)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
OCCP4088
Professional Practice IV
18    P OCCP3061 and OCCP3065


Students must complete jursidictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional practice placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Intensive August
Intensive January
Intensive March
Intensive November
OCCP4089
Evaluation in Professional Practice
6      Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Notes
1. Students are required to complete 36 credit points of electives over the course of the degree. At least 6 credit points must come from the Behavioural or Social Sciences (or equivalent) and a minimum of 6 credit points must come from the Biomedical Sciences (or equivalent). Otherwise, students may choose from Non-OT units of study as well as Year 4 OT elective units of study. For Non-OT electives, see Faculty Electives chapter. Students may also take broader University electives.

Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) Honours

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Course BHASOCTH-05: Honours course; full-time, 4 years

Years 1 and 2

As per Pass course (see note 1)

Year 3

Semester 1
OCCP3061
Professional Practice IIIA
12    P OCCP1096 and OCCP1097 and OCCP1098 and OCCP1099 and OCCP2084 and OCCP2085 and OCCP2086 and OCCP2087 and OCCP2088 and BIOS1168


Students must complete jursidictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional practice placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Students who do not meet all prerequisites to enrol in this unit of study should seek academic advice from the Course Director. Special Permission to enrol may be considered, on a case-by-case basis.
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
OCCP3065
Professional Practice IIIB
12    P OCCP2086 and OCCP3061


Students must complete jursidictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional practice placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
Choose two of the following three OCCP units (total 12 credit points)
OCCP3076
Occupational Performance: Education
6      Semester 2
OCCP3077
Occupational Performance: Productivity
6      Semester 2
OCCP3078
Occupational Performance: Retirement
6      Semester 2
plus
BHSC3021
Honours A: Research Design
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
and One Research Elective [6] (see note 1)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4 (first offered 2016)

Semester 1
OCCP4087
Health Promotion Through Occupation
6      Semester 1
BHSC4012
Honours B: Applied Research Skills
6    P BHSC3021
Semester 1
and Two Electives (OT or non-OT) [12cp]
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BHSC4013
Honours C: Research Project
6    P BHSC4012
Semester 2
OCCP4092
Professional Practice IVH
12    P OCCP3061 and OCCP3065


Students must complete jurisdictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional fieldwork placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Intensive January
Intensive March
Intensive November
And choose one of the following four units (total 6cp)
OCCP3076
Occupational Performance: Education
6      Semester 2
OCCP3077
Occupational Performance: Productivity
6      Semester 2
OCCP3078
Occupational Performance: Retirement
6      Semester 2
OCCP4089
Evaluation in Professional Practice
6      Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Note
1. Students enrol in a research elective that matches their research topic. This decision should be taken together with their supervisor.

Occupational Therapy Electives

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Students choose up to three OT or non-OT electives of 6 credit points each (total 18 credit points) and at least 12 credit points of Faculty electives. Availability of OCCP professional electives may vary from year to year. Faculty of Health Science electives are shown in Faculty Electives chapter. Students may also take broader University electives.
OCCP4079
OT in Learning and Co-ord Difficulties
6    P OCCP3076
Semester 1
OCCP4080
Upper Limb and Hand Rehabilitation
6    P OCCP1099 and BIOS1168

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Weekly attendance is mandatory
Semester 1
OCCP4082
OT in Work Injury Prevention and Rehab
6    P OCCP3077
Semester 1
OCCP4083
Mental Health Interventions
6    P OCCP2084
Semester 1
OCCP4085
People with Intellectual Disability
6    P OCCP3065
Semester 1
OCCP4086
Professional Elective - General
6   

Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1