OT4101 - Advanced Rural or Urban Practice (Honours)
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc
Available to level 4 occupational therapy students enrolled in the honours course.
This subject is an honours fieldwork subject and is in place of OT4001. The subject
will provide students with an opportunity to further integrate their learning gained
from previous fieldwork practice and to undertake research at an honours level. The
focus of this subject will be on the student developing a higher level of professional
skill and competencies, and further advancing their research, clinical reasoning skills
and reflective practice through the integration of practical and course components.
As part of this subject, students will complete a minimum of 390 hours which includes
a 10 week advanced supervised fieldwork placement with flexible support from the University.
The placement will be either rural or urban at an advanced level and will enable the
student to apply, develop, analyse and integrate the theories, principles and practice
of occupational therapy in a variety of settings. Students may be required to undertake
placements in a facility away from the campus at which they are currently enrolled,
at their own expense.
- the ability to apply research methodologies, demonstrate and apply data collection
techniques, analyse data collected and report of findings to fullfil the requirements
of an honours research project;
- demonstrate competency in observation and assessment of function or dysfunction in
activities affecting occupational performance;
- demonstrate competency in the evaluation of clients' occupational roles and activities;
- develop individual aims of intervention and outcomes of practice for clients, demonstrating
competent clinical reasoning within cultural, psychosocial and environmental contexts;
- demonstrate professional occupational performance attitudes and behaviours during
practice. Achieve competency for registration requirements.
- The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
- The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
- The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments,
and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
- 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 ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently,
coherently, creatively and ethically;
- 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
- 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 communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
- 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 work individually and independently;
- The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
- The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically;
- The ability to appraise information critically;
- The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual
and/or creative advances;
- The ability to place their research in a broader (preferably international)theoretical,
practical and policy context.;
- The ability to conceptualise problems;
- The ability to communicate the methodology, results and implications of their research
in a manner appropriate to different purposes and audiences;
- The ability to make constructive contributions to project teams or collegial activities;
- The potential to resolve conflicts.
||OT3005 AND OT3101
|OT4001 OT4006 OT4501 OT4502
Study Period 1,
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012
||<Person not found>, Mrs Karen Salata
||<Person not found>, Mrs Karen Salata.
- 390 hours clinical placement
||pass/fail - introduction letter & learning plan (%); pass/fail - professional portfolio (%); pass/fail - student practice evaluation form - revised (%); pass/fail - attendance record (%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||This subject will receive a grade of satisfactory/unsatisfactory. All assessment tasks
must be passed to achieve a satisfactory in this subject.
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