2 x 1-hour lectures once-only
1 x 320-hour clinical placement per semester
1 x 4-hour clinical orientation per semester
1 x 4-hour clinical simulation 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 3 of OCCT8001, OCCT8002, REHB8101
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b) and 2)
1 OCCT8003 - Occupational Therapy Practice 2
2 OCCT8010 - Information and Technology in Occupational Therapy
Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
OCCT8007 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
The Master of Occupational Therapy has a number of pre-requisites for admission, and students must demonstrate a minimum level of academic achievement in the areas of Physiology, Anatomy, Communication, Research Methods, and Social Perspectives in Health before being admitted to the course. These admission requirements form the basis of all assumed knowledge for the course.
Course context
This topic should be undertaken concurrently with OCCT8003 and REHB8103.
Placement; On-line contributions.
Topic description
In this topic students will apply and consolidate their knowledge and skills of occupational therapy through supervised placements in a practice setting. The topic will also introduce students to critical and reflective practice within their fieldwork experience.
Educational aims
This topic aims to apply occupational therapy evaluation and intervention in a practice setting and develop relevant competencies for practice as an entry-level therapist.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of topic students will be able to demonstrate:

  • Integration of occupational therapy knowledge, attitudes and skills in a practice environment

  • Effective client-centred practice with clients and their families

  • Ability to effectively work inter-professionally

  • Beginning level critical and reflective thinking in occupational therapy practice.