READINGS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

OCT5ROT

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students will be required to review and critically evaluate the literature in a selected field of Occupational Therapy. They will be introduced to the concept of evidence-based practice and will be guided through the process of how to critically review the literature. Topics will be selected in consultation with the subject coordinator. The topic may be related to that subsequently investigated in the Master of Occupational Therapy research project if the student is enrolled in the Master of Occupational Therapy with thesis.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEllie Fossey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OCT5OHF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolments. Pre-requisite: OCT5OHF or equivalent.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsUnit manualPrescribedSchool of Occupational TherapyN/A
ReadingsFoundations of clinical research: applications to practice.RecommendedPortney, L.G. and Watkins, M.P.2ND EDN. PRENTICE HALL, NEW JERSEY, 2000.
ReadingsResearch in Occupational Therapy. Methods of inquiry for enhancing practice.RecommendedKielhofner (ed)FA DAVIS, 2006.

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Distance Education, 2014, Semester 2, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEllie Fossey

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Four 2.0 hours directed reading per study period and delivered via online.
"8 hours of directed reading and discussion and self-directed research up to total equivalent of 36 hours of classroom based activity."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 4,000-word critical literature review100

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEllie Fossey

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Four 2.0 hours directed reading per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"8 hours of directed reading and discussion and self-directed research up to total equivalent of 36 hours of classroom based activity."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 4,000-word critical literature review100