Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Occupational Therapy Practice 3Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400910.3

Discipline: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Bronwyn Gill


Equivalent Units
400174 - Occupational Therapy Clinical Practice 3A

Prerequisite
400909 Occupational Therapy Practice 2

Corequisite
400169 Occupation and Mental Health AND 400171 Occupation and Neurology AND 400162 Child and Adolescent Occupations

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4663 Bachelor of Health Science/Masters of Occupational Therapy or 4711 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or 4712 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)as this is a specialty unit involving a placement and thus students only from occupational therapy programs are permitted.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 1H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Bronwyn Gill  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit will enable students to consolidate academic knowledge and practice skills. On campus practicums will focus on occupational therapy skill development to equip students with the skills to provide occupational therapy interventions during off-site professional practice placements. There will be opportunities to actively participate in assessment, analysis, goal setting, intervention and evaluation under the supervision of an occupational therapist. Students will experience full time work with occupational therapists in practice settings. Students will complete practice hours in accordance with World Federation of Occupational Therapy accreditation guidelines.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements AND Special Legislative Requirements to be assessed in their first year of study against the following:

1. National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current (expiring 3 years from date of issue) check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a Clinical Placement Authority Card (CPAC) or conditional letter from the NSW HealthShare Employment Screening and Review Unit

(https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/Documents/appendix-10-student-application.pdf).

International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2. A NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter issued under the category of volunteer valid for their entire course.

3. A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at:

http://training.gov.au.

4. A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results containing expiry dates and currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course.

5. NSW Undertaking/Declaration form

6. Completed any additional health forms required (such as NSW Health Code of Conduct, Health Student Undertaking/Declaration and Tuberculosis (TB) Assessment Tool)

7. Relevant Local Health District specific documentation as requested.

Contact your School for further details. Resources are also available on the Placement Hub website:

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/learning_futures/home/placements_hub/placements_hub/student_compliance

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Occupational therapy uniform available for purchase on campus.


Courses
4663.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.1Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT
4712.1Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CURRENT




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