Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Occupational Therapy Practice 4BWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401127.2

Discipline: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 4

Credit Points: 20

Co ordinator
Bronwyn Gill


Assumed Knowledge
Completion of all core units is assumed knowledge


Incompatible Units
400914 - Occupational Therapy Clinical Practice 4

Prerequisite
400910 Occupational Therapy Practice 3

Corequisite
401126 Occupational Therapy Practice 4A

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled 4711 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. This is a specialty unit offered as a compulsory core unit of the occupational therapy program. It is profession specific, preparing students to practice as an occupational therapist and not relevant as an elective for non-occupational therapy students.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 2H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is the second of two final clinical placement units in the 4th year of the program. This unit aims to facilitate the transition from student to occupational therapy practitioner by allowing students to consolidate academic knowledge and practice skills in preparation for becoming a competent beginning practitioner. Students will be expected to actively participate in assessment, analysis, goal setting, intervention and evaluation under the supervision of an occupational therapist. Students will complete practice hours in accordance with World Federation of Occupational Therapy accreditation guidelines. This unit also emphasises career planning and preparation for entering the professional world as an occupational therapist.

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
Students must have Occupational Therapy student clinical placement uniform.


Courses
4711.1Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT




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