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OCTY71-113: The Occupational Therapy Professional: Practice, Standards and Quality


This subject focusses on becoming an occupational therapy professional. This subject will assist you to transition in to the workforce, with an understanding of professional bodies and authorities, ethics, governance, quality improvement cycles, and medicolegal implications. You will explore current issues affecting the occupational therapy profession. The subject will culminate with the preparation of a professional portfolio & development plan.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718

Learning outcomes

1. Examine professional issues in occupational therapy.
2. Differentiate the roles of professional bodies and authorities for occupational therapists.
3. Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing self-development as an occupational therapist.
4. Demonstrate a commitment to development of the occupational therapy profession.


OCTY71-106 - Occupational Therapy Roles and Responsibilities AND
OCTY71-701 - Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy I (or concurrently)

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