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
Nothing on offer.

*If using Safari, Firefox or Chrome to print the Unit Outline, right-click on the Print Unit Outline link and select 'Save link as...' or in Safari 'Download Linked File'


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

Prior to enrolling in this unit, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Students must hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.

Student Compliance Information for all Health-Related Placements

Students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements as well as any special, legislated, or policy-mandated requirements.

Western Course Requirements

Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your course.

Special Requirements

Mandatory NSW Health student placement policy requirements

To be able to undertake placement in any NSW Health facility you must be assessed as compliant with NSW Health student placement policy in the first year of your course, regardless of when you expect to go on your first placement. Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet.

NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet

Please ensure that you

1. Find your existing National Police Check or apply for one

2. Gather documentary evidence of your vaccination history

3. Print and compete all relevant NSW Health forms relevant to the campus you are enrolled at or online enrolment requirements

4. Follow booklet instructions on how to have your compliance documents assessed by NSW health staff.

International students have additional requirements: the link to the booklet will inform you of these requirements.

School Requirements

Contact your School for further details regarding your School’s requirements, if any, such as

  • If you live outside of NSW or Australia and need to meet your state, territory or country’s compliance requirements
  • If you need to meet different state, territory or country compliance requirements.
  • NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) or other state equivalent, valid for your entire course.
  • Current approved first aid certificate valid for your entire course - approved course providers can be found at the Government Training website
  • Other non-health related requirements.

Student Compliance Resources are also available on the Placements Hub web page.

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
4711.1Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.2Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.3Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT
4712.1Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CONTINUING
4712.2Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CONTINUING
4712.3Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CURRENT




Western Sydney University Copyright © 2004-2016 ABN 53 014 069 881 CRICOS Provider No: 00917K Contact Us | Disclaimer | Emergency Help |