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Occupational Therapy Practice 3 CXA720
This professional experience placement unit further explores concepts associated with occupation and extends student's ability to determine an occupational evaluation and intervention plan to facilitate occupation using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and key theoretical approaches to practice. Relevant frameworks, including the International Classification of Functioning (ICF) are examined and evaluated. Students draw on the concepts and principles of occupational science and apply an evidence-based approach to client centred functional assessment of cognition and application of compensatory strategies and rehabilitation techniques, including the utilisation of assistive technologies, to assist people to meaningfully participate in life.
|Unit name||Occupational Therapy Practice 3|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Lisa Dalton|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Explain how cognitive function and origins of dysfunction that lead to functional changes in cognition can facilitate or constrain occupation and participation.
- Perform functional cognitive client assessments to identify and plan client-led needs and goals aimed at maximising occupation and participation using effective communication and evidence-based practice.
- Use clinical reasoning to implement and evaluate interventions to improve cognitive performance using evidenced based outcome measures and functional assessments with people requiring neurological rehabilitation.
- Apply critical self-reflection and the attributes of life-long learning, inquiry and relate to ongoing professional development as an occupational therapist and a client advocate.
- Demonstrate professional attributes, including effective therapeutic communication, professionalism, and active engagement through inquiry and interprofessional collaboration.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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PrerequisitesCXA718 Occupational Therapy Practice 2
Co-requisitesCXA723 Health, Environment and Ability
|Assessment||Quiz (20%)|Applied Clinical Reasoning: Client with cognitive impairment. (40%)|Occupational Therapy Skills Performance (40%)|Assessment of Occupational Therapy Practice|
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