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LocationDomesticInternational
Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast

Unit description

Examines occupations of a person and the impact of occupational performance limitations on activities of daily living through activity analysis. Students will explore the personal and environmental factors that affect occupational performance and develop skills in the assessment, enhancement, maintenance and restoration of occupations. There will be an introduction to assistive technology to support occupational performance.

Unit content

  1. Occupational, activity and task analysis
  2. Occupational therapy process
  3. Application of occupational therapy models of practice for assessment and intervention
  4. Personal care routines and tasks and the importance of these activities to human occupation
  5. Factors that impact occupational performance of activities of daily living
  6. Assistive technology to enhance occupational performance

 

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1analyse occupations, activities and tasks for an individual
2analyse person and environmental factors that impact occupational performance
3safely demonstrate use of adaptive equipment to support occupational performance
4identify, justify and implement intervention strategies to enhance occupational performance in low complexity scenarios

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse occupations, activities and tasks for an individual
  2. analyse person and environmental factors that impact occupational performance
  3. safely demonstrate use of adaptive equipment to support occupational performance
  4. identify, justify and implement intervention strategies to enhance occupational performance in low complexity scenarios

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation40%
Report60%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation40%
Report60%
Notice

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Fee information

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