This subject provides supervised practice education in occupational therapy and prepares you for entry-level practice as a new graduate Occupational Therapist. You will attend a briefing workshop and then complete 12 weeks (480 hours or equivalent) of supervised practice. Through this experience you will apply your core occupational therapy knowledge & skills, and develop competencies in professionalism, communication, documentation, assessment, intervention & evaluation. You will develop your understanding of occupational therapy and the role of other members of the multidisciplinary team. You will be supervised by an occupational therapist with a minimum of 12 months experience.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
1. Act professionally and ethically in accordance with the requirements of the placement context. 2. Demonstrate reflective practice through establishing & monitoring learning goals & reflecting on placement experiences. 3. Demonstrate entry-level competence in the selection and administration of assessment tools / outcome measures in evaluating, interpreting, and documenting the occupational performance needs of individuals and groups. 4. Demonstrate independence and competency in occupational therapy knowledge and learning, process and practice, professionalism, and communication to support an effective transition from the role of student to the role of an entry level occupational therapist. 5. Demonstrate entry-level competency in utilising professional reasoning and theoretical perspectives to critically observe, analyse, describe/document, and interpret a range of aspects of human occupational performance including the impact of psychological and social influences on occupational performance for individuals, groups, and communities.
There are no co-requisites.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
Future offerings not yet planned.