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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 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 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. 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

Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

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
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