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OCTY71-100: Foundations of Occupational Therapy

Description

Occupation is human activity that brings meaning and purpose to life. In this subject you will explore the foundations of occupational therapy. You will develop an understanding of occupation, the relationships between occupation and health, and the role of occupational therapy in enabling occupation. You will explore the principles of occupational science and occupational justice. Short practice placement experiences will develop your understanding of the occupational therapy profession.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-100
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,430
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,710

Learning outcomes

1. Examine current concepts in occupation including occupational performance, enablement, participation, and justice.
2. Explain the relationship between human occupation and health.
3. Interpret the transactive and narrative natures of occupation through selected occupational therapy practice models.
4. Apply an occupational lens to understanding health and wellbeing.
5. Describe the history and current practice of occupational therapy.
6. Develop foundational knowledge in occupational science.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020