ENABLING CHANGE: MUSCULOSKELETAL AND NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

OCT4ECP

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline



In this subject you 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 Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHOT, HZHOTB, HMOTH, HMOTPB

Co-requisites OCT3FEC or OCT5OTF

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA model of human occupation : theory and applicationPrescribedKielhofner - 2017Wolters Kluwer
ReadingsEnabling occupation II : advancing an occupational therapy vision for health, well-being and justice through occupationRecommendedTownsend - 2013Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
ReadingsEvidence-based practice across the health professionsPrescribedHoffmann, Bennett, Del MarElsevier Australia
ReadingsOccupational therapy for physical dysfunctionPrescribed- 2017 (3rd edn)Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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.

02. 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 designs.

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 quantitative research using appraisal tools and apply research findings to clinical practice.

Activities:
Skills classes. SBL class research and presentations.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCheryl Neilson

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 20
One 4.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scenario-based learning tutorials."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 20
Eighteen 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Skills Classes. All students. 2 workshops are held each week in weeks 10-13, 15, 17-20."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 20
Two 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via blended.
"Webinars. All students."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
Five 2.0 hours unscheduled online class 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 "

Lecture/Workshop Week: 14 - 14
One 8.0 hours lecture/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: 20 - 20
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Final Scenario- based learning tutorial"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
20 min team presentation & written team plan & 10 min team video presentation(1250 words equivalent)Oral presentation = 5 mins/student (500 words equivalent) Written treatment plan = 500 words/student Video presentation = 2.5 mins/student (250 words equivalent) 15 01, 02, 03, 04
Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words)Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (750 words/student) 10 02, 03, 04
Technical drawing (2,250 words equivalent)Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject. Justification for this requirement is due to Occupational Therapy Accreditation Standards 2018, section 5.2, page 8. Individual task Submitted with environmental modification assignment 25 03, 04
Scenario Based Learning (SBL) learning objective report evaluation (3,600 words)Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject. Justification for this requirement is due to Occupational Therapy Accreditation Standards 2018, section 5.2, page 8. Individual tasks (3 x individual reports 1200 words per report) SBL learning objective report peer review in week 2 SBL learning objective report graded in 2 subsequent weeks 35 01, 02, 03, 04
Film Festival (1,1250 words equivalent)Individual task Includes producing a short video (10 minutes- 500 words equivalent) and explanatory notes (750 words) promoting the use of an assessment tool and it's psychometric properties 15 02, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 20
Eighteen 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Skills Classes. All students. 2 workshops are held each week in weeks 10-13, 15, 17-20. "

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 20
Two 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via online.
"Live webinars. All students"

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
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period 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 7.0 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. "

Lecture Week: 14 - 14
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Splinting lecture."

Tutorial Week: 10 - 20
One 4.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scenario-based learning tutorials"

Tutorial Week: 20 - 20
One 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Final Scenario-based learning tutorial"

Professional Development Programs Week: 10 - 15
Two 4.0 hours professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"To be held in Week 10 and week 15. GEM (Graduate Entry Masters) Connect Program with Bendigo and Bundoora students together."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
20 min team presentation & written team plan & 10 min team video presentation(1250 words equivalent)Oral presentation = 5 mins/student (500 words equivalent) Written treatment plan = 500 words/student Video presentation = 2.5 mins/student (250 words equivalent) 15 01, 02, 03, 04
Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words)Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (750 words/student) 10 02, 03, 04
Technical drawing (2,250 words equivalent)Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject. Justification for this requirement is due to Occupational Therapy Accreditation Standards 2018, section 5.2, page 8. Individual task Submitted with environmental modification assignment 25 03, 04
Scenario Based Learning (SBL) learning objective report evaluation (3,600 words)Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject. Justification for this requirement is due to Occupational Therapy Accreditation Standards 2018, section 5.2, page 8. Individual tasks (3 x individual reports 1200 words per report) SBL learning objective report peer review in week 2 SBL learning objective report graded in 2 subsequent weeks 35 01, 02, 03, 04
Film Festival (1,1250 words equivalent)Individual task Includes producing a short video (10 minutes- 500 words equivalent) and explanatory notes (750 words) promoting the use of an assessment tool and it's psychometric properties 15 02, 05