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Developing OT Prof. Skills in Practice - OCCP5238

This unit will engage students in the process of developing professional skills within elements of the occupational therapy process. The unit will explore the integration of personal reflexivity, client's lived experience, evidence-based practice, and clinical reasoning as core capabilities in professional decision-making and the application of client-centred occupational therapy processes. Tools learned in the classroom context will be applied in a clinical simulation program (embedded in the unit). This will provide opportunities for students to reflect on their own professional behaviour and development. A professional placement completed during semester breaks will further allow students to develop and document their ongoing achievement of professional competencies in a range of appropriate practice skills.

Classes
1x3hr seminar/week plus fieldwork orientation, briefing and debriefing

Assessment
Written reports (40%), examination (60%); fieldwork assessments x2 (simulation and practice education placement; Pass/Fail). Students must pass each practical work component of this unit as assessed on the fieldwork assessments 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.

Pre-requisites

OCCP5237

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: Postgraduate
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: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
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: Postgraduate
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: Dr Merrolee Penman
HECS Band: 2
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