OT2014 - Contextual Determinants of Occupation
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject is only available to students enrolled in occupational therapy.
The purpose of this subject is to allow students to apply their knowledge of the impact
of physical, social, cultural and institutional contextual elements in engagement
in occupation. The subject also aims to enable students to integrate, focus and apply
knowledge and skills gained across all second year occupational therapy subjects.
- evaluate strategies that address contextual factors that cause occupational disruption,
alienation and injustice for individuals, groups and communities;
- appraise and select information gathering strategies that are appropriate to the needs
and situations of individuals, groups and communities;
- appraise and design enabling strategies that are appropriate to address issues of
occupational dysfunction in individuals, groups and communities;
- identify, evaluate and discuss the ways in which physical, social, cultural and institutional
contextual factors influence engagement in occupation;
- describe, analyse and reflect on the role of OT within various practice contexts and
demonstrate competence in professional communication.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Ms Susan Menzies.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 26 hours lectures - 2 hrs per week
- 26 hours workshops/Seminars - 2 hrs per week
- 38 hours clinical placement
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (40%); presentations (20%); assignments (40%); clinical placement tasks (pass/fail): workbook, evaluation form, attendance record (%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||In order to pass this subject, you must: complete and submit ALL assessment tasks;
attend and participate in at least 80% of all workshops; achieve 50% or more on the
final exam; obtain a minimum of 50% overall for the subject (including after the application
of any penalties such as late penalties) and complete and pass the 1 week clinical
placement and clinical placement tasks.
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