ENABLING CHANGE: MUSCULOSKELETAL AND NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

OCT4ECP

2021

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).

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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

Co-requisitesOCT5OTF OR OCT3FEC

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

A model of human occupation : theory and application

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKielhofner

Year2017

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PublisherWolters Kluwer

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Occupational therapy for physical dysfunction

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Evidence-based practice across the health professions

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AuthorHoffmann, Bennett, Del Mar

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PublisherElsevier Australia

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Enabling occupation II : advancing an occupational therapy vision for health, well-being and justice through occupation

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTownsend

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCanadian Association of Occupational Therapists

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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.
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.
03. Interpret contextual factors relating to adults' physical, institutional, social, and cultural environments and transform this information into intervention designs.
04. Design, communicate and justify occupational therapy interventions for people living with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions using professional reasoning and high quality evidence.
05. Appraise quantitative research using appraisal tools and apply research findings to clinical practice.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCheryl Neilson

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 14 - 14
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
Splinting Skills Class.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 20
One 4.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Scenario-based learning tutorials.

TutorialWeek: 20 - 20
One 2.00 h 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

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 20
Two 1.00 h 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 ClassWeek: 10 - 16
Five 2.00 h 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

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 20
Eighteen 2.00 h 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words) Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (750 words/student)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
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 assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4
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 weeksN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
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 propertiesN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bruce

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 14 - 14
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
Splinting lecture.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 16
Five 2.00 h 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.

Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 10 - 15
Two 4.00 h 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.

PracticalWeek: 13 - 14
Two 2.00 h 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.

TutorialWeek: 20 - 20
One 2.00 h 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

TutorialWeek: 10 - 20
One 4.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Scenario-based learning tutorials

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 20
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via online.
Live webinars. All students

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 20
Eighteen 2.00 h 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.

WorkShopWeek: 14 - 14
One 7.00 h 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words) Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (750 words/student)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
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 assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4
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 weeksN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
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 propertiesN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO5