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OT3012 - Professional Practice Preparation

[Not offered in 2012]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work with people of different gender, age, ethnicity, culture, religion and political persuasion;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Prerequisites: BM1031 AND BM1032 AND OT1011 AND OT1012 AND RH1002 AND RH1004 AND HS1003 AND HS1401

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.