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OCTY71-111: The New Global Occupational Therapist

Description

Occupational therapy is a dynamic and changing profession. Contemporary competencies change across time and across international boundaries, with professional boundaries being impacted by the evolution of the profession in response to local needs, challenges and opportunities. In this subject, you will develop an understanding of contemporary and international practice issues and take part in intensive workshops to prepare you for international and emerging areas of practice. As part of this subject, students will undertake an eight-day placement in either an international or domestic context.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-111
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate an awareness of international differences in occupational therapy practice. 2. Adapt and develop existing occupational therapy competencies to rural and remote, non-traditional and non-Australian contexts. 3. Apply occupational therapy professional skills and knowledge in an international, rural and remote, or non-traditional context commensurate with studies completed. 4. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in discrete clinical practice topics that feature in contemporary occupational therapy practice.

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  • 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 opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021