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 Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSophie O'Keefe

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will attend lectures, tutorials, workshops and professional development programs and practicals and assessments in order to achieve the subject intended learning outcomes.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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

Co-requisitesOCT3FEC OR OCT5OTF

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

Learning resources

Occupational therapy for physical dysfunction

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorN/A

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBNN/A

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URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

A model of human occupation : theory and application

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorKielhofner

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

Evidence-based practice across the health professions

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorHoffmann, Bennett, Del Mar

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherElsevier Australia

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorTownsend

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCanadian Association of Occupational Therapists

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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 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.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 20
One 4.00 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.

TutorialWeek: 20 - 20
One 2.00 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

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 20
Two 1.00 hour 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 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

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 20
Eighteen 2.00 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.

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/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words)Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (750 words/student)

N/AOtherGroupNo10 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 taskSubmitted with environmental modification assignment

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 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 2SBL learning objective report graded in 2 subsequent weeks

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 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 properties

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSophie O'Keefe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 14 - 14
One 1.00 hour 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 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.

Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 10 - 15
Two 4.00 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.

PracticalWeek: 13 - 14
Two 2.00 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.

TutorialWeek: 20 - 20
One 2.00 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

TutorialWeek: 10 - 20
One 4.00 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

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 20
Two 1.00 hour 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 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.

WorkShopWeek: 14 - 14
One 7.00 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.

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/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Team Environmental modification assignment (2,000 words)Team task Includes home visit and discharge report (750 words/student)

N/AOtherGroupNo10 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 taskSubmitted with environmental modification assignment

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 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 2SBL learning objective report graded in 2 subsequent weeks

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 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 properties

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO5