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OCCP1100: Professional Practice I

2020 unit information

Establishing a professional identity and integrating and applying theory to practice are essential to occupational therapy service provision. This unit will focus on professionalism in preparation for practice in all areas. Additionally, students will develop an understanding of occupational therapy strategies implemented across diverse areas, develop essential core teamwork skills and elements of professional communication (written and verbal) skills, and cultivate a professional approach to work.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Participation Sciences

Code OCCP1100
Academic unit Participation Sciences
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate professional behaviours as expected of a beginning occupational therapy student
  • LO2. demonstrate self-management skills appropriate for the professional context
  • LO3. demonstrate team-work skills including collaboration, and co-operation with others in various settings
  • LO4. identify ways occupational therapists provide intervention in various practice settings, and how models of occupational therapy guide practice
  • LO5. explain the scope of the role of occupational therapists in various areas of practice
  • LO6. demonstrate communication skills required for the development of professional relationships as expected of a beginning occupational therapy student
  • LO7. reflect on their performance in the professional context.

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Semester 2 2020
Professional practice Cumberland, Sydney

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