Expands students' understanding of occupational therapy theory and process through the exploration of clinical reasoning and decision-making processes. Enable students to objectively compare and contrast approaches to practice using occupational therapy models, theories and frames of reference to guide clinical reasoning.
Occupational therapy and linked models, theories and frames of reference, may include but not be limited to:
- Occupational Performance Model OPM (Australia)
- Canadian Model of Occupational Performance and Engagement (CMOP-E)
- Developmental model
- Biomechanical model Ecology of Human Performance Model (EHPM)
- Kawa (River) model Model of Human Occupation (MOHO)
- Person-Environment-Occupation Model (PEO)
- Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance Model (PEOP)
- Occupational justice framework
- Independent living model
- Social model of disability
- Models of clinical reasoning
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and define the essential constructs, components and structure of a range of theoretical models and frames of reference representing human occupations and occupational performance||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||select, apply, and interpret the use of various theoretical models and frames of reference in occupational therapy assessment and intervention||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||critically analyse the use of theoretical models and frames of reference in various practice contexts and their utility in identifying and addressing the fundamental occupational needs of individual, groups and populations||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||identify and analyse models of clinical reasoning and decision-making employed in occupational therapy practice||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|5||examine the alignment between various theoretical models and frames of reference representing human occupations and occupational performance and models of clinical reasoning employed in occupational therapy practice.||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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