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OT in Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation - OCCP5250

Year - 2018

Students will develop the knowledge and skills required to provide intervention for people whose impaired hand and upper limb capacity impacts on their ability to carry out needed or desired daily tasks and routines. Causes of impairments include disease, disorders and conditions that affect the peripheral and central nervous system, bones and joints, and connective tissues. Skills developed will include orthotic prescription and fabrication, task-embedded joint mobility and muscle strengthening methods and use of oedema and scar management techniques. Students will learn to clearly articulate the theoretical and evidence-based rationale for interventions selected.

Classes
1x3-hr lecture/tutorial per week

Assessment
Orthotic mastery demonstration and experiential report (50%), Case study report (50%)

Pre-requisites

(BIOS1168 or BIOS5090) and OCCP5207 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5217

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Cumberland
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