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HLSC6102

Occupational Rehabilitation 1

10 Units

This course focuses on the application of the different/ individual occupational rehabilitation services, medical and treatment issues, case management and counseling and their implications for a successful and durable return to work/job placement outcome.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Health Sciences
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Objectives

By completing this course students will have the knowledge required to:

  1. Acknowledge what skills and services the members of the multi-disciplinary team bring to the occupational rehabilitation context;
  2. Identify appropriate occupational rehabilitation services and procedures for individuals;
  3. Be pro-active in their management of clients in the occupational rehabilitation context;
  4. Identify potential barriers to active participation by stakeholders in the occupational rehabilitation process.
Content

-Define the multidisciplinary contribution to the occupational rehabilitation process; -Specify services provided by the multidisciplinary team and the contribution they make to the occupational rehabilitation process; -Define vocational rehabilitation; -Case management and its application in injury management and occupational rehabilitation; -Relevant medical and treatment issues ; -Counselling -Introduction to a range of assessment methods; -Identify a range of issues that may impede the occupational rehabilitation process; -Discuss methods for identifying barriers in the occupational rehabilitation process; -Critical evaluation of assessment methods

Replacing Course(s)
Transition
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Written assessment
  • Examination: Formal -
  • Group/tutorial participation and contribution - Online discussions are an assessable component of the course and therefore a requirement for students - Meets course objectives 1,2,3,& 4
  • Presentations - Individual - Video presentation
Contact Hours
  • Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials
  • Communicating in Health and Social Sciences
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for HLSC6102

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