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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 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,890

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.

Prerequisites

Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018