OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: ENABLING CHANGE A (AGED)

OCT4ECA

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will describe, apply and critique the principles of assessment and intervention for clients with problems related to capacities to engage in activities, occupations, and participation in community life. Foundation occupational therapy skills will be established which will be further developed through the subsequent subjects ECB and ECC. All cases will relate to older adults. Intervention principles will focus on the use of meaningful occupation and also incorporate environmental supports and barriers (advocacy, organisational change, environmental adaptation).

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorRobin Lovell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed HBS2ALU, HBS3PAN, OCT4HOB and enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSOT, HZHSOB, HZHSOM, HZHSOS, HZHSOW -Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Occupational Therapy Prac, OR Must have passed OCT4HOB and enrolled in one of the following courses: HMOTH, HMOTPB - Master of Occupational Therapy Prac, SZPSOT - Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Occupational Therapy Prac

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSOT, HZHSOB, HZHSOM, HZHSOS, HZHSOW, HMOTH, HMOTPB, SZPSOT

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEnabling occupation II: Advancing an occupational therapy vision for health, well-being and justice through occupationPrescribedTownsend, E A & Polatajko H J 20132ND EDN, CAOT PUBLICATIONS ACE, OTTAWA ON
ReadingsEvidence based practice across the health professionsPrescribedHoffman, T, Bennet, S & Del Mar, C 20132ND EDITION, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, ELSEVIER, SYDNEY
ReadingsModel of Human Occupation: Theory and AplicationPrescribedKielhofner, G 20084TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS, BALTIMORE
ReadingsOccupational Therapy for physical dysfunction.PrescribedRadomski M V & Trombly Lathan, C A 20137TH EDN LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, SYDNEY
ReadingsOccupational Therapy in Mental HealthPrescribedBrown, C & Stoffel, V 2011FA DAVIS CO, PHILADELPHIA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 14-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobin Lovell

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 14 - 25
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"or via ECHO"

Problem Based Learning Week: 14 - 26
Two 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 14 - 25
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 14 - 25
One 2.5 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Activity Analysis assignment 3,500 words (Individual)30
Attendance at OT skills workshops, practicums and maintainance of a skill portfolioHurdle0
Environmental modification Assignment 4,000 words (Group of 4) 10% grp 10% individual mark20
Evidence based practice (2,000 words per student) (individual)15
Intervention plans - 1 x 20 mins PBL presentations and 500 words (small group)10
Oral exam: case conference (sml grp)10 mins presentation per student plus questions and discussion25
Satisfactory participation in PBL sessions as evidenced by in-tutorial performance evaluations.Hurdle0

Melbourne, 2014, Week 14-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobin Lovell

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 14 - 25
One 2.5 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 14 - 25
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 14 - 26
Two 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 14 - 25
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"or via ECHO"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Activity Analysis assignment 3,500 words (Individual)30
Attendance at OT skills workshops, practicums and maintainance of a skill portfolioHurdle0
Environmental modification Assignment 4,000 words (Group of 4) 10% grp 10% individual mark20
Evidence based practice (2,000 words per student) (individual)15
Intervention plans - 1 x 20 mins PBL presentations and 500 words (small group)10
Oral exam: case conference (sml grp)10 mins presentation per student plus questions and discussion25
Satisfactory participation in PBL sessions as evidenced by in-tutorial performance evaluations.Hurdle0