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OCTY71-106: Occupational Therapy Roles and Responsibilities

Description

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.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-106
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,559
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718

Learning outcomes

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.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018