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Professional Practice I - OCCP1100

Establishing a professional identity and integrating and applying theory to practice are essential to occupational therapy service provision. This unit will focus on professionalism in preparation for practice in all areas. Additionally, students will develop an understanding of occupational therapy strategies implemented across diverse areas, develop essential core teamwork skills and elements of professional communication (written and verbal) skills, and cultivate a professional approach to work. Students will participate in supervised practical experience equivalent to 40 hours. This can occur outside of the semesters during semester breaks.

Classes
Workshop based flexible delivery (3 hours per week)

Assessment
Group presentation (30%), individual assignment x 2 (35% each), fieldwork assessment (Pass/Fail). Students must pass the practical work component of this unit as assessed on the fieldwork assessment in order to gain a pass for this unit.

Additional information
This unit of study includes a work integrated learning placement. Students must be aware of and complete all pre-placement requirements.

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive January

07 Jan 2019

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 25 Jan 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive June

27 May 2019

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 14 Jun 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Celine Diaz, Dr Merrolee Penman
HECS Band: 2
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