Occupational therapy roles are adapted to specific needs of contemporary health and social care contexts. In this subject you will develop core skills to fulfil your responsibilities as an occupational therapist across health and social care contexts. You will also explore the occupational therapy role in common areas of practice and develop key skills and knowledge in related topics such as family-centred practice, mental state examination and discharge planning.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
1. Demonstrate competencies in safe and professional practice including cultural safety, ethical & legal practice, documentation, manual handling and infection control.
2. Show a commitment to continuous improvement of self and service.
3. Explain the impacts of external (including social, cultural, institutional and economic) and internal factors on occupational therapy roles and scope of practice.
4. Apply foundational knowledge and skills for common areas of occupational therapy practice.