1 x 3-hour seminar once-only
1 x 1-hour seminar-1 once-only
10 x 4-hour practicals per semester
1 x 60-hour independent study per semester
9 x 3-hour on-line lectures per semester
1 Admission into MOT-Master of Occupational Therapy
1a Admission into BHSMOT-Bachelor of Health Sciences, Master of Occupational Therapy
1b Admission into MOCTC-Bachelor of Health Sciences, Master of Occupational Therapy
2 6 of OCCT8001, OCCT8002, OCCT8003, REHB8101, OCCT8010, OCCT9007
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b) and 2)
OCCT8005 - Occupational Therapy Practice 4
Assumed knowledge
Content such as can be obtained in the first year of the Master of Occupational Therapy.
Assignment(s), Class Participation, Examination, Practical Work
Topic description

This topic will enable students to extend their knowledge and skills of occupational therapy practice to an advanced level in the areas of visual, cognitive and physical rehabilitation across a range of settings.

The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework will inform examination and analysis of the occupational implications.

Key practice areas that will be covered include vision, neurological and brain injury, amputations, spinal cord injury, upper limb conditions including burns, driving, palliative care, work and injury prevention.

Educational aims

This topic aims to extend students' application of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, and key theoretical approaches to practice. Students will refine core skills in occupational therapy practice in the areas of visual, cognitive and physical rehabilitation.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Analyse complex case scenarios and apply these to relevant models of practice to determine an occupational evaluation and intervention plan in the context of selected conditions and practice environments
  2. Demonstrate clinical reasoning and practice skills relevant to working with individuals in the areas of visual, cognitive and physical rehabilitation
  3. Apply reflective practice while working with individuals who have visual, cognitive and physical rehabilitation needs
  4. Explain and demonstrate the importance of practicing in a culturally responsive and culturally safe manner at an advanced level
  5. Explain and demonstrate an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ experiences of health, wellbeing and the impact of these on occupational engagement at an advanced level