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.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
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.
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)