REHA 3023 Occupational Therapy Clinical Practice 3b

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400175

Coordinator Leearne Zakrzewski Opens in new window

Description This unit will allow students to consolidate academic knowledge and clinical skills. There will be opportunities to actively participate in assessment, analysis, goal setting, treatment/programme planning and occupational therapy intervention under the supervision of an occupational therapist. The placement will allow students to work for 5 consecutive weeks with occupational therapists in one of the many settings where therapists currently practice.

School Health Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) LGYA 7062

Incompatible Subjects LGYB 7771 - Clinical Placement 3

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate professional communication skills in the practice setting
  2. Practice self-directed learning strategies through the use of a learning contract
  3. Reflect on their practice experience using a structured format
  4. Demonstrate professional behaviours and self management in a practice setting
  5. Prepare documents in a professional format related to practice
  6. Conduct and interpret assessments relevant to the practice area
  7. Conduct occupational therapy intervention specific to the practice area

Subject Content

- professional behaviour
- communication skills
- Individually negotiated learning Contract
- documentation skills for practice

Special Requirements

Legislative pre-requisites

To undertake this subject, students must comply with the following special requirements: 

  • Completion of a Prohibited Employment Declaration;  
  • Criminal Record Check Clearance; 
  • Provide evidence of compliance with the occupational screening and immunisation policy of NSW Health; 
  • Students must possess a current First Aid Certificate approved by the Workcover Authority.

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