FOUNDATIONS OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

OCT5OTF

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the theoretical foundations of occupational therapy, recognising the relationship between occupational participation, health and well-being.  You will integrate key concepts from the Model of Human Occupation (Taylor, 2017) and occupational science. Skills in occupational analysis, person-centered intentional communication and facilitating group occupational experiences will be developed and applied. Knowledge of research principles and methods in occupational therapy will be applied to understanding how the environment can be modied to enable change, using the process of evidence based practice. 

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTracy Fortune

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities through online activities, problem-based learning workshops, individual and team activities, reports, presentations and the creation of a reflective portfolio.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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

Co-requisitesN/A

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

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. Formulate an occupational profile using the theory of the Model of Human Occupation and its key components.
02. Design, facilitate and evaluate occupationally focused group experiences using principles and processes of occupational analysis and group work.
03. Illustrate and critique occupational practice skills including reflective practice, intentional communication, goal setting and documentation.
04. Appraise a recent development in occupational therapy using the five steps of evidence-based practice
05. Summarise and compare environmental approaches to enabling occupation for specified populations
06. Analyse the relationship between occupational participation, health and well-being as experienced by yourself and others.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 04-12, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNastaran Doroud

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 8 - 8
One 1.00 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
Professional placement introduction

LectureWeek: 5 - 5
Two 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 5 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 6 - 8
One 4.00 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 8 and delivered via blended.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 5 - 8
Two 2.00 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 8 and delivered via blended.
Week 5 and week 8

Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 5 - 5
One 2.00 hours professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 5 and delivered via face-to-face.
GEM (Graduate Entry Masters) Connect Program with Bendigo and Bundoora students together.

SeminarWeek: 8 - 8
One 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
Intentional Communication workshop combined OTF/FEC cohorts.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 4 - 6
Three 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 6 and delivered via online.
webinars - two in week 4 and one in week 6

TutorialWeek: 5 - 6
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Library session

TutorialWeek: 5 - 7
Eight 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
These are combined workshops with OCT3FEC students occurring: Week 5: 3 workshops Week 6: 3 workshops Week 7: 2 workshops

TutorialWeek: 5 - 6
Five 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Week 5: 2 workshops Week 6: 3 workshops

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 5 - 8
Four 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 8 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 7 - 7
One 5.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
Occupational exchange with combined OTF/FEC cohorts

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

My Occupations individual reective activity: create a portfolio page from predefined template in Pebble Pad (500 words equivalent). Hurdle assessment: students are required to submit this assessment in order to pass the subject. This hurdle requirement is reflective of the key competencies required by the accrediting body.

N/APortfolioIndividualYes0 SILO3, SILO6

One 40-minute team presentation and one accompanying 1,000-word team report (250-words/student total based on a team of 4 students). 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO6

One 1000-word individual report. Evidence based practice report including comprehensive search strategy and critical appraisal. 

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO4, SILO5

Occupational profile: 1,200-word individual report plus critical reflection. 

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 04-12, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNastaran Doroud

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 8 - 8
One 1.00 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
Professional placement introduction

LectureWeek: 5 - 5
Two 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 5 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 6 - 8
One 4.00 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 8 and delivered via blended.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 5 - 8
Two 2.00 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 8 and delivered via blended.
Week 5 and week 8

Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 5 - 5
One 2.00 hours professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 5 and delivered via face-to-face.
GEM (Graduate Entry Masters) Connect Program with Bendigo and Bundoora students together.

SeminarWeek: 8 - 8
One 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
Intentional Communication workshop combined OTF/FEC cohorts.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 4 - 6
Three 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 6 and delivered via online.
webinars - two in week 4 and one in week 6

TutorialWeek: 5 - 6
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Library session

TutorialWeek: 5 - 7
Eight 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
These are combined workshops with OCT3FEC students occurring: Week 5: 3 workshops Week 6: 3 workshops Week 7: 2 workshops

TutorialWeek: 5 - 6
Five 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Week 5: 2 workshops Week 6: 3 workshops

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 5 - 8
Four 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 8 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 7 - 7
One 5.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
Occupational exchange with combined OTF/FEC cohorts

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

My Occupations individual reective activity: create a portfolio page from predefined template in Pebble Pad (500 words equivalent). Hurdle assessment: students are required to submit this assessment in order to pass the subject. This hurdle requirement is reflective of the key competencies required by the accrediting body.

N/APortfolioIndividualYes0 SILO3, SILO6

One 40-minute team presentation and one accompanying 1,000-word team report (250-words/student total based on a team of 4 students). 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO6

One 1000-word individual report. Evidence based practice report including comprehensive search strategy and critical appraisal. 

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO4, SILO5

Occupational profile: 1,200-word individual report plus critical reflection. 

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO6