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OT3012 - Professional Practice Preparation

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

This subject will commence in 2014. This subject is only available to students enrolled in occupational therapy.

The purpose of this subject is for students to develop professional skills and competencies in preparation for occupational therapy practice education.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate professional communication skills including interpersonal skills and documentation skills;
  • demonstrate ability to work in teams and use negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
  • demonstrate professional behaviours such as self management, respecting others values and beliefs and cultural safety;
  • demonstrate ability to use professional reasoning;
  • reflect on the importance and use of evidence based practice in occupational therapy.
Prerequisites: HS2401 AND HS2402 AND HS2403 AND (OT2013 OR OT2003) AND (OT2014 OR OT2004) AND (OT2015 OR (OT2011 AND OT2012) OR (RH2001 AND OT2006)) AND RH2002


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 1 x 2 hr lecture per week
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars - 1 x 3 hr workshop per week
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (20%); assignments (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Must pass oral exam, must complete and submit all assessment and must attend at least 80% of workshops to pass the subject

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.