OT1011 - Introduction to Occupation and Occupational Therapy
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
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.
- 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
- 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.
- end of semester exam (50%)
- assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements
All assessment materials must be submitted to pass the subject. A grade of 50% 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. Students must attend and participate in at least 80% of workshops.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
||Mrs Jackie Eagers
||Mr Brock Cook, Mrs Karen Salata, Mrs Jackie Eagers.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 24 hours workshops/Seminars
- assessment and self-directed study
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