HUMANS AS OCCUPATIONAL BEINGS

OCT4HOB

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore the theoretical foundations of occupational therapy, the relationship between occupational participation, health and well being. Human occupation will be examined from a life span perspective integrating key concepts of the Model of Human Occupation (Kielhofner, 2008) and occupational science. Skills in occupational analysis, critical appraisal of research and client-centred intentional communication will be developed and applied in occupationally based learning experiences.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKylie Carra

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSOT, HZHSOB, HZHSOM, HZHSOS, HZHSOW - Bachelor Health Sciences and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice and successfully completed 240 credit points OR HMOTH, HMOTPB - Master of Occupational Therapy Practice OR SZPSOT - Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Occupational Therapy Practice and successfully completed 360 credit points.

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
ReadingsA model of human occupation: theory and application 4th Ed.PrescribedKielhofner, G. (2008).BALTIMORE: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.
ReadingsEnabling occupation II: Advancing an occupational therapy vision for health, well-being and justice through occupation.RecommendedTownsend, E.A. & Polatajko, H.J. (2007).OTTAWA, CAOT PUBLICATIONS ACE
ReadingsEvidence-based practice across the health professions, 2nd ednPrescribedHoffman, T., Bennett, S. & Del Mar,C. (2010).CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE. ELSEVIER.
ReadingsIntroduction to occupation: the art and science of living. (2nd ed.).PrescribedChristiansen, C. & Townsend, E. (2010).UPPER SADDLE RIVER: NEW JERSEY PRENTICE HALL.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Collaborate successfully with a team in a scenario based learning (SBL) environment

Activities:
Scenario based learning activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Recognise and communicate the relationship between occupational participation, health and well-being

Activities:
Scenario based learning activities, occupational exchange sessions

03. Interpret and validate the Model of Human Occupation (Kielhofner, 2008) and its key components when examining human occupation

Activities:
Scenario based learning activities, on-line activities

04. Design and deliver occupationally focussed experiences using principles and processes of occupational analysis

Activities:
Occupational exchange sessions

05. Facilitate client-centred and culturally sensitive intentional communication

Activities:
Intentional communication skills classes

06. Critically appraise research findings/theories

Activities:
Qualitative research appraisal skills classes

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 06-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate D'Cruz

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 06 - 13
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 06 - 13
Two 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Use of moodle for online learning"

Practical Week: 06 - 13
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 06 - 13
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
MOHO learning activity: a) My Occupations, b) Wikipedia resource development, c) Online forumHurdle - mandatory pass required for this assessment20 01, 02, 03
Occ exchange (10 min per mem) 1 x 1000 wrd rpt (reflective diary of exp & occ analysis) per studentCumulative assessment. 10% group presentation & 10% individual report20 02, 04
One 3000 word assignment (individual)Hurdle - mandatory pass required for this assessment40 02, 03, 05
One qualitative article critical review report (1500 words individual)Cumulative individual assessment20 06

Melbourne, 2015, Week 06-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate D'Cruz

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 06 - 13
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 06 - 13
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 06 - 13
Two 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Use of moodle for online learning"

Lecture Week: 06 - 13
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
MOHO learning activity: a) My Occupations, b) Wikipedia resource development, c) Online forumHurdle - mandatory pass required for this assessment20 01, 02, 03
Occ exchange (10 min per mem) 1 x 1000 wrd rpt (reflective diary of exp & occ analysis) per studentCumulative assessment. 10% group presentation & 10% individual report20 02, 04
One 3000 word assignment (individual)Hurdle - mandatory pass required for this assessment40 02, 03, 05
One qualitative article critical review report (1500 words individual)Cumulative individual assessment20 06