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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
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250

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.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

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 opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020