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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

An Introduction to Occupation will help you develop an understanding of occupation, environments as contexts in which occupation occurs and the interconnection between human occupation and health. Through reading, tutorials, assignments and discussions you will define occupations, communicate an understanding of occupation in differing cultural environments, and analyse occupation using narrative form. Your learning will be assessed through written and multimedia assignments, as well as group work.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnne Williams

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHOT, HZHOTB,HZHOTW, HZHOTM, HZHOTS - Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsOccupational therapy: Performance, participation, and well-being.PrescribedChristiansen, C., Baum, C. M., & Bass-Haugen, J. 2015THOROFARE, NJ: SLACK
ReadingsRecommended readings will be made available through a detailed online reading list (through reading lists at LTU) for each module.RecommendedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand and describe multiple conceptions of human occupation

Readings, online tutorials, assignments and discussoins

02. Communicate an understanding of occupation in different cultural environments

Readings, online tutorials, assignments and discussions

03. Analyse occupations using narrative form

Readings, online tutorials, assignments and discussions

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