ENABLING CHANGE: MUSCULOSKELETAL AND NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

OCT4ECP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will describe, apply and critique principles of assessment and intervention for people with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions that impact on their capacity to participate in occupations. Clinical reasoning skills will be established which will be further developed through subsequent subjects. Intervention principles will focus on the use of meaningful occupation and also incorporate environmental supports (advocacy, organisational change, environmental adaptation).

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHOT, HZHOTB and must have passed OCT3FEC OR Must be admitted in HMOTH, HMOTPB and must have passed OCT5OTF.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA model of human occupation : theory and applicationPrescribedKielhofner - 2008Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ReadingsEnabling occupation II : advancing an occupational therapy vision for health, well-being and justice through occupationPrescribedTownsend - 2013Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
ReadingsEvidence-based practice across the health professionsPrescribedHoffmann, Bennett, Del Mar - 2013Elsevier Australia
ReadingsOccupational therapy for physical dysfunctionPrescribedRadomski and Trombly Latham - 2014Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Readings Occupational therapy in mental health : a vision for participationPrescribedBrown, Stoffel, Munoz - 2011F.A. Davis Co.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Select and justify the use of occupational therapy conceptual and practice models to guide assessment and intervention for people experiencing occupational activity limitations and participation restriction due to musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

Activities:
Skills classes. SBL class research and presentations.

02. Understand, critique and apply assessment principles relating to impairment of body function, activity limitations and participation restriction for people living with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

Activities:
Skills classes. SBL class research and presentations.

03. Interpret contextual factors relating to adults' physical, institutional, social, and cultural environments and transform this information into intervention design.

Activities:
Skills classes. SBL class research and presentations.

04. Design, communicate and justify occupational therapy interventions for people living with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions using professional reasoning and high quality evidence.

Activities:
Skills classes. SBL class research and presentations.

05. Appraise a piece of quantitative research using an appraisal tool and apply research findings to clinical practice.

Activities:
Evidence based practice assessment task. Skills class.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 20
One 4.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via blended.
"Team Meeting"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 20
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Skills Class"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 20
Two 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via blended.
"Webinars. All students."

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 15
Five 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Human Biosciences Class. Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only "

Practical Week: 13 - 15
One 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Anatomy Lab Class. Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only "

WorkShop Week: 15 - 15
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Splinting Skills Class."

WorkShop Week: 15 - 15
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Splinting Skills Class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
20 min team oral presentation and 2,000 word written team plan and 10 min team video presentationOral presentation = 5 mins/student (500 words equivalent) Written treatment plan = 500 words/student Video presentation = 2.5 mins/student (250 words equivalent) 20 01, 02, 03, 04
Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words)Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (500 words/student) 15 02, 03, 04
Technical drawing (2,000 words)Individual task Submitted with environmental modification assignment 15 03, 04
Scenario Based Learning (SBL) learning objective report evaluation (3,000 words)Individual tasks (3 x individual reports 1000 words per report) SBL learning objective report peer review in week 2 SBL learning objective report graded in 2 subsequent weeks 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Film Festival (1,000 words)Individual task Includes producing a short video (10 minutes) and explanatory notes (500 words) promoting the use of an assessment tool and it's psychometric properties 20 02, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 20
Eighteen 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Skills Classes. All students. "

Scheduled Online Class Week: 11 - 20
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via online.
"Team Meetings via Zoom. All students. "

Tutorial Week: 10 - 20
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via blended.
"Team Meetings. All students. "

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 20
Two 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via online.
"Webinars. All students."

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 15
Five 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Human Bioscience Class. Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only. "

Practical Week: 13 - 15
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Anatomy Lab Class. Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only. "

WorkShop Week: 15 - 15
One 7.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Splinting Skills Classes. All students. "

Tutorial Week: 10 - 10
One 3.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via blended.
"First SBL. Zoom check."

Lecture Week: 15 - 15
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Splinting lecture."

Tutorial Week: 11 - 20
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One group only. Nominated students only."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
20 min team oral presentation and 2,000 word written team plan and 10 min team video presentationOral presentation = 5 mins/student (500 words equivalent) Written treatment plan = 500 words/student Video presentation = 2.5 mins/student (250 words equivalent) 20 01, 02, 03, 04
Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words)Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (500 words/student) 15 02, 03, 04
Technical drawing (2,000 words)Individual task Submitted with environmental modification assignment 15 03, 04
Scenario Based Learning (SBL) learning objective report evaluation (3,000 words)Individual tasks (3 x individual reports 1000 words per report) SBL learning objective report peer review in week 2 SBL learning objective report graded in 2 subsequent weeks 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Film Festival (1,000 words)Individual task Includes producing a short video (10 minutes) and explanatory notes (500 words) promoting the use of an assessment tool and it's psychometric properties 20 02, 05