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OCTY71-112: Promoting the Occupational Health and Well-being of Communities

Description

The subject focusses on the practice of occupational therapy at a community level. At the commencement of the subject you will undertake case-based learning to refresh your cultural competency through learning about working with First Australians. Subsequently you will explore current issues and occupational therapy actions with other communities. You will apply this perspective to a topical community issue.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-112
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate a capacity to provide culturally safe occupational therapy (e.g., to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people).
2. Review principles of health promotion and community development.
3. Explain occupational health and well-being issues at a community level.
4. Apply occupational therapy theory at a community level.

Prerequisites

OCTY71-100 - Foundations of Occupational Therapy AND
OCTY71-101 - Health Conditions and Multidisciplinary Management AND
OCTY71-107 - Evidence based Practice for Health Professionals (or concurrently)

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start21/05/2018
Cancellation 1?02/06/2018
Cancellation 2?05/06/2018
Last enrolment31/05/2018
Last withdrawal?12/06/2018
Teaching census?12/06/2018