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Gold Coast Session 2 Session 2

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Examines the impact of occupational performance limitations on productivity and employment due to physical, cognitive and psychosocial dysfunction and environmental constraints. Provides the opportunity to develop skills in methods used to assess, maintain, restore and enhance productivity roles.

Unit content

  • Paid and unpaid work
  • Occupational choice
  • Legislation - Workers' Compensation, Workplace Health & Safety; Disability Discrimination
  • Workplace assessments and job analyses
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations and other work-related assessments
  • Return to work plans and injury management
  • Case management
  • Ergonomics in the workplace
  • Prevention of work-related injury/illness (WHS)
  • Supported employment options.

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain the process of occupational choice and apply this to cases
2 analyse and evaluate productivity occupations with regard to specific criteria
3 evaluate the effects of physical, psychosocial and cognitive dysfunction on performance in paid and unpaid productivity occupations
4 plan and apply intervention strategies appropriate to paid and unpaid productivity occupations
5 plan therapeutic interventions to facilitate functional performance in productivity considering lifespan development, within a multicultural environment.

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

  1. explain the process of occupational choice and apply this to cases
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. analyse and evaluate productivity occupations with regard to specific criteria
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. evaluate the effects of physical, psychosocial and cognitive dysfunction on performance in paid and unpaid productivity occupations
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. plan and apply intervention strategies appropriate to paid and unpaid productivity occupations
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  5. plan therapeutic interventions to facilitate functional performance in productivity considering lifespan development, within a multicultural environment.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.