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OCTY73-701: Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy II

Description

This subject provides supervised practice education in occupational therapy and prepares you for entry-level practice as a new graduate Occupational Therapist. You will attend a briefing workshop and then complete 12 weeks (480 hours or equivalent) of supervised practice. Through this experience you will apply your core occupational therapy knowledge & skills, and develop competencies in professionalism, communication, documentation, assessment, intervention & evaluation. You will develop your understanding of occupational therapy and the role of other members of the multidisciplinary team. You will be supervised by an occupational therapist with a minimum of 12 months experience.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: OCTY73-701
EFTSL: 0.375
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Semesters offered:
  • January 2024 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2024 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2024 [Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 1]
  • September 2024 [Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 2]
Credit: 30
Study areas:
  • Health, Biomedical, and Sport Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2024: $16,680.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $18,660.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Act professionally and ethically in accordance with the requirements of the placement context.
  2. Demonstrate reflective practice through establishing & monitoring learning goals & reflecting on placement experiences.
  3. Demonstrate entry-level competence in the selection and administration of assessment tools / outcome measures in evaluating, interpreting, and documenting the occupational performance needs of individuals and groups.
  4. Demonstrate independence and competency in occupational therapy knowledge and learning, process and practice, professionalism, and communication to support an effective transition from the role of student to the role of an entry level occupational therapist.
  5. Demonstrate entry-level competency in utilising professional reasoning and theoretical perspectives to critically observe, analyse, describe/document, and interpret a range of aspects of human occupational performance including the impact of psychological and social influences on occupational performance for individuals, groups, and communities.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Pre-requisites:

Co-requisites:

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Anti-requisites:

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 12/11/2023
    Semester start: 22/01/2024
    Subject start: 22/01/2024
    Cancellation 1: 04/02/2024
    Cancellation 2: 07/02/2024
    Last enrolment: 02/02/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 16/02/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 03/03/2024
    Teaching census: 15/02/2024
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/03/2024
    Semester start: 13/05/2024
    Subject start: 13/05/2024
    Cancellation 1: 27/05/2024
    Cancellation 2: 03/06/2024
    Last enrolment: 26/05/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/06/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/06/2024
    Teaching census: 07/06/2024
  • Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 1
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2024
    Semester start: 16/09/2024
    Subject start: 16/09/2024
    Cancellation 1: 29/09/2024
    Cancellation 2: 02/10/2024
    Last enrolment: 27/09/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/10/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 27/10/2024
    Teaching census: 10/10/2024
  • Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 2
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2024
    Semester start: 04/11/2024
    Subject start: 04/11/2024
    Cancellation 1: 19/11/2024
    Cancellation 2: 23/11/2024
    Last enrolment: 17/11/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 04/12/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 22/12/2024
    Teaching census: 03/12/2024
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 12/11/2023
Semester start: 22/01/2024
Subject start: 22/01/2024
Cancellation 1: 04/02/2024
Cancellation 2: 07/02/2024
Last enrolment: 02/02/2024
Withdraw - Financial: 16/02/2024
Withdraw - Academic: 03/03/2024
Teaching census: 15/02/2024