HS374-6-SU-CO:
Transition from Student to Occupational Therapist

The details
2023/24
Health and Social Care (School of)
Colchester Campus
Summer
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Monday 22 April 2024
Friday 28 June 2024
30
08 March 2023

 

Requisites for this module
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(none)
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Key module for

BSC B939 Occupational Therapy

Module description

In this final module, you will have the opportunity to consolidate your learning over the duration of the programme, from both a theoretical and practical perspective, in order to prepare yourself for the transition from competent student to novice occupational therapist.

Module aims

This module aims to provide you with opportunities to explore the concepts of the transformative process from competent student to a novice practitioner. You will draw on your learning and experiences gained over the duration of the programme and reflect upon the personal relevance in order to facilitate the transformation from student to occupational therapist.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

Critically evaluate the differences between being a competent occupational therapy student and a novice occupational therapist

Analyse and synthesise the knowledge, skills and experiences that have been developed throughout the programme, in order to identify future directions for professional practice

Demonstrate competence and readiness to be an occupational therapist

Module information

This module will enable you to use a reflective approach to draw upon your learning and experiences throughout the programme, in order to demonstrate your competence as a future occupational therapist.

Learning and teaching methods

This module emphasises the importance of self-directed and autonomous learning. There will be opportunities to negotiate the content of the module based on learner-identified areas of development. You will draw upon your practice placement experiences, skills and CPD portfolios in order to consolidate your learning within this module and identify your future directions.

Bibliography

The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course.
The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students.
Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Practical   Transition from Student to Occupational Therapist - Summative presentation  20/06/2024  100% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mrs Erika Kerry, email: ekerry@essex.ac.uk.
Nikki Williamson
Hannah Duncan/Charlotte Fairminer E: ipladmin@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
No
No

External examiner

Mrs Ruth Squire
Cardiff University
Senior Lecturer
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 116 hours, 38 (32.8%) hours available to students:
78 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

Further information

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