|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject enables small groups of students to be self directed in focussing on contemporary practice issues. The changes and challenges of existing concepts for Occupational Therapy will be explored, along with new skills to equip therapists into the twenty-first century to enable them to work more effectively in the current and future work arena. Topics relevant to the current social, political and economic climate for occupational therapy practice will be explored and may amongst others include, cost containment issues, the multiple determinants of health, inequity of service provision, consumer advocacy, indigenous health, community and rural practice.
|Prerequisites:||OT3004 AND OT3005|
|OT4102 OT4103 OT4104|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Trish Wielandt, Ms Meagan Hanks|
|Lecturers:||Dr Trish Wielandt, Mr Brock Cook, Ms Susan Menzies.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||conference presentation and slides (50%); assignments (25%); assignment - abstract (25%); conference organisation and attendance - pass/fail (%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Students will be required to prepare a poster and presentation for a student conference|
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.