Examines the impact of occupational performance limitations on productivity and employment due to physical, cognitive and psychosocial dysfunction and environmental constraints. Provides the opportunity to develop skills in methods used to assess, maintain, restore and enhance productivity roles.
- Paid and unpaid work
- Occupational choice
- Legislation - Workers' Compensation, Workplace Health & Safety; Disability Discrimination
- Workplace assessments and job analyses
- Functional Capacity Evaluations and other work-related assessments
- Return to work plans and injury management
- Case management
- Ergonomics in the workplace
- Prevention of work-related injury/illness (WHS)
- Supported employment options.
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||explain the process of occupational choice and apply this to cases||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||analyse and evaluate productivity occupations with regard to specific criteria||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||evaluate the effects of physical, psychosocial and cognitive dysfunction on performance in paid and unpaid productivity occupations||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||plan and apply intervention strategies appropriate to paid and unpaid productivity occupations||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||plan therapeutic interventions to facilitate functional performance in productivity considering lifespan development, within a multicultural environment.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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