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OT1011 - Introduction to Occupation and Occupational Therapy

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

Available to occupational therapy students only.

The purpose of this subject is to establish an understanding of the meaning and concept of occupation and to be able to apply an occupational perspective to human situations. Students will engage with the occupational therapy community and identify the foundational processes that underpin occupational therapy practice for enabling change.

Learning Outcomes

  • define and analyse occupation and apply approaches to studying and classifying the relationship to occupation and time use;
  • apply an occupational framework to understanding own experience of occupation over life span and the influence of personal and environmental factors in occupation choice and development;
  • describe the breadth and scope of occupational therapy practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, organisations and populations at an introductory level;
  • define and apply core concepts of occupational therapy practice including occupational therapy process, professional reasoning and interactions of person, environment and occupation at an introductory level.
Prerequisites: 70510E is an allowed parent study package on any LTD Availabilities of this subject

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 x 1 hr lectures per week
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - 1 x 2 hr workshop per week
  • 5 hours professional experience
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must provide evidence of a current senior first aid and CPR certificate by Friday of week 12 in study period 1. All assessment materials must be submitted to pass the subject. A grade of 40% or more on the final examination must be achieved to pass the subject overall. Attendance at tutorials and workshops is compulsory. Students will be required to conduct an interview as part of the assessment requirements for this subject.

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching (28th May and 30th May 2014)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 x 1 hr lectures per week
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - 1 x 2 hr workshop per week
  • 5 hours professional experience
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must provide evidence of a current senior first aid and CPR certificate by Friday of week 12 in study period 1. All assessment materials must be submitted to pass the subject. A grade of 40% or more on the final examination must be achieved to pass the subject overall. Students will be required to conduct an interview as part of the assessment requirements for this subject.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.