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OCT2208 Health Conditions
Credit Points: 15
OCT1101 Theory of Occupation
OCT1102 Occupation and Equity
EBH1102 Human Physiology
OCT1205 Occupational Analysis
OCT1206 Neuroscience
EBH1101 Human Anatomy
OCT1208 Clinical Science 2

Students are introduced to diseases, disorders and impairments as barriers to occupational performance and participation in society across the lifespan. This includes an introduction to the principles, processes, conditions and cultural factors that affect a person's physical and mental health, and general wellbeing. The focus is on facilitating learning about these conditions from an occupational perspective and how they affect a person’s ability to participate and engage in daily activity. Also considered are the sensitivities needed by occupational therapists when working with specific client populations.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
H96Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012