ENABLING CHANGE: MUSCULOSKELETAL AND NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

OCT4ECP

2017

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 have passed HBS2ALU, HBS3PAN and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHOT, HZHOTB - Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice, OR must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HMOTH & HMOTPB - Master of Occupational Therapy Practice.

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 participationPrescribed Brown, 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. Online exam.

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, 2017, Week 07-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 32
Eleven 4.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 32 and delivered via blended.
"Team Meeting"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 32
Twenty 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Skills Class"

Lecture Week: 10 - 32
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 32 and delivered via blended.
"Lecture or Webinar"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 16
Five 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Human Biosciences Class Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only "

Practical Week: 13 - 14
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Anatomy Lab Class Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only "

WorkShop Week: 14 - 14
One 8.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Splinting Skills Class"

Tutorial Week: 16 - 16
One 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via blended.
"Team Meeting"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
20 min team oral presentation and 2,000 word written team plan and 10 min team video presentation Oral 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
SBL OneNote Notebook evaluation (3,000 words)Individual tasks 1) Notebook peer review in week 2 2) SBL notebook learning objective report graded in week 3 3) SBL notebook learning objective report graded either in week 4, 5, 6 or 7 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, 2017, Week 07-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 16
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Skills Classes All students "

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
"Team Meetings via Zoom All students "

Tutorial Week: 10 - 16
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via blended.
"Team Meetings All students "

WorkShop Week: 29 - 36
Eight 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Skills Classes"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 36
Twenty two 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 36 and delivered via online.
"Webinars All students: weeks 10 to 16 (2 per week) Block 1 students: weeks 29 to 32 (2 per week) Block 2 students: weeks 33 to 36 (2 per week) "

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 16
Five 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Human Bioscience Class Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only "

Practical Week: 13 - 14
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Anatomy Lab Class Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) students only "

WorkShop Week: 14 - 14
One 8.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Splinting Skills Classes All students "

Scheduled Online Class Week: 29 - 36
Four 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 36 and delivered via online.
"Team Meetings via Zoom Block 1 students: weeks 29 to 32 Block 2 students: weeks 33 to 36 "

Tutorial Week: 29 - 36
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 36 and delivered via blended.
"Block 1 students: Weeks 29-32. Block 2 students: Weeks 33-36"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
20 min team oral presentation and 2,000 word written team plan and 10 min team video presentation Oral 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
SBL OneNote Notebook evaluation (3,000 words)Individual tasks 1) Notebook peer review in week 2 2) SBL notebook learning objective report graded in week 3 3) SBL notebook learning objective report graded either in week 4, 5, 6 or 7 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