PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE B

OCT5PPB

2017

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

OCT5PPB focuses on the development of core occupational therapy skills. Students are required to demonstrate skills in information gathering, service delivery (intervention/program planning and implementation), service evaluation and documentation, and practice these skills in an ethical and professional manner. They are expected to describe and apply clinical reasoning processes, including relevant conceptual and professional practice theories and frameworks, and demonstrate good communication and self management skills. During this 8 week placement it is envisaged that the student will be introduced to a mixed case load of clients for example, fast and slow stream rehabilitation of clients with mental health, musculoskeletal or neurological conditions.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed OCT5ECB and OCT5PPA and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHOTB, HZHOT - Bachelor of Applied Science/Master of Occupational Therapy Practice, HZHSOT, HZHSOB - BHlthSci and M Occupational Therapy Practice, HMOTH, HMOTPB - Master of Occupational Therapy Practice, SZPSOT - Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Occupational Therapy Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHOTB, HZHOT, HZHSOT, HZHSOB, HMOTH, HMOTPB, SZPSOT

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsOCT5PPB Subject ManualPrescribedDOT 2014La Trobe University
ReadingsThe Student Practice Evaluation Form - Revised Ediatin (SPEF-R)PrescribedDepartment of Occupational TherapyDOT, 2011

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate own practice based on clinical reasoning and reflection, and make plans for improvement

Activities:
Demonstrates effective time management skills (plans work schedule, uses 'down time' periods to research); articulates reflection on practice, evaluates and plans for improvement of own practice; takes initiative for negotiating tasks; engages in appropriate debriefing to manage stressful situations; prepares for and contributes to supervision sessions; uses learning tools (learning contract, journal , self-evaluation) to develop and articulate these activities

02. Plan and deliver effective learning and development activities

Activities:
Adheres to formal workplace documentation requirements; writes documents in an objective manner; develops appropriate session plans

03. Analyse and interpret service user occupational performance information and apply to environmental/contextual recommendations

Activities:
Articulates and documents individual/ group goals which reflect occupational roles; develops session plans that are responsive and creative in individual and/ or group context; uses measurable outcomes; demonstrates awareness of appropriate practice frameworks, explains rationale using supportive evidence; selects most appropriate environment/ service providers

04. Implement evaluation strategies for service provision, interpret evaluation data and adapt service provision in response to evaluation

Activities:
Implement stages 1-4 of the Occupational Performance Process Model ( CAOT, 2002) on a daily basis

05. Design and implement effective service provision

Activities:
Articulates and documents individual/group goals which reflect occupational roles; develops session plans that are responsive and creative in individual and/or group context; uses measurable outcomes; demonstrates awareness of appropriate practice frameworks, explains rationale using supportive evidence; selects most appropriate environment/service providers

Subject options

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Bendigo, 2017, Week 19-26, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarol McKinstry

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 19 - 26
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 19 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"eight week full time placement"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Students will receive a mid-way evaluation whilst on placement using the SPEF-R (Mid-way)The SPEF-R is a criterion-referenced assessment that emphasizes formative and summative assessment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Students will receive a final evaluation at the end of placement using the SPEF-R (Final)The SPEF-R is a criterion-referenced assessment that emphasizes formative and summative assessment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2017, Week 40-47, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 47
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"eight week full time placement"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Students will receive a mid-way evaluation whilst on placement using the SPEF-R (Mid-way)The SPEF-R is a criterion-referenced assessment that emphasizes formative and summative assessment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Students will receive a final evaluation at the end of placement using the SPEF-R (Final)The SPEF-R is a criterion-referenced assessment that emphasizes formative and summative assessment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2017, Week 11-26, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 11 - 26
One 40.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"eight week full time placement, Placement Operations Team will allocate either Block 1 or 2"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Students will receive a mid-way evaluation whilst on placement using the SPEF-R (Mid-way)The SPEF-R is a criterion-referenced assessment that emphasizes formative and summative assessment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Students will receive a final evaluation at the end of placement using the SPEF-R (Final)The SPEF-R is a criterion-referenced assessment that emphasizes formative and summative assessment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05