REHA 4034 Occupational Therapy Clinical Practice 4

Credit Points 20

Legacy Code 400179

Coordinator Lee Zakrzewski Opens in new window

Description In 2013 this subject replaced by 400914 - Occupational Therapy Practice 4. This subject will allow students to consolidate academic knowledge and clinical skills in preparation for becoming a competent beginning practitioner. Students will be expected to actively participate in assessment, analysis, goal setting, treatment/programme planning and occupational therapy intervention under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

School Health Sciences

Discipline Occupational Therapy

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 20cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) LGYA 7072 AND
REHA 3023

Equivalent Subjects LGYB 7906 - Clinical Placement 4

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Manage case loads in preparation for independent practice.
  2. Demonstrate professional behaviours and attitudes in practice settings.
  3. Communicate effectively with clients, team members, relevant community groups and industry partners.
  4. Utilise a range of assessments to set long and short term goals.
  5. Implement and evaluate occupational therapy interventions in the practice setting.
  6. Prepare documents in a professional format related to practice.
  7. Practice self-directed learning strategies through the use of a learning contract.
  8. Reflect on their practice experience using a structured format.

Subject Content

- professional behaviour
- communication skills
- Individually negotiated learning Contract
- documentation skills for practice
- assessment of individual and group needs
- implementation and evaluation of programs for individuals and groups

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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