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OT5005 - Advanced Clinical Practice

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

Available to students enrolled in postgraduate studies in Occupational Therapy with recognised prior learning as approved by the Head of Occupational Therapy.

This subject is an elective and content will vary according to the individuals specific needs related to the elective module.Electives may include: occupational therapy in rural and remote communities, mental health practice, work rehabilitation within the mining industry, OT and palliative care, paediatrics or specialty general medical services.

Learning Outcomes

  • achieve advanced skills specific to the chosen elective module;
  • develop an appreciation of and an understanding for other professional specialities and develop a collegiate network;
  • increased knowledge in specific areas of occupational therapy practice;
  • participate in a wider range of occupational therapy practice settings.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • 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 communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.

Availabilities

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Matthew Yau
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 144 hours clinical placement
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: on-course assessment.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Matthew Yau
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 144 hours clinical placement
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: on-course assessment.

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.