Master of Science (Occupational Therapy) (MSc OT) to enter the profession - Fieldwork I OCCU 5112   Fieldwork I
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The students gain first hand experience of the personal and environmental factors that influence occupational development, participation and engagement of individuals/groups in this first part-time, community-based fieldwork learning experience. Students participate in community programs and reflect in small group tutorials with licensed occupational therapists to link their fieldwork experiences to their growing professional knowledge. Course learning objectives, integrated with learning opportunities available at community organizations, provide structure for developing the core professional skills of professional behaviors/responsibilities and communication. Students also have the opportunity to learn observation skills, professional/clinical reasoning, peer learning and feedback, self-directed learning and collaboration skills. TECHNOLOGY: Consult http://www.dal.ca/ilo for current technology requirements
FORMAT: Lecture
FORMAT COMMENTS: 12 weeks part-time in Nova Scotia site, mixed methods, BLS
PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of all MSc(OT) program courses in the previous semester, previously approved Special Student - Graduate Studies (SSGS) status from the School of Occupational Therapy and the Faculty of Graduate Studies, or by permission of instructor
EXCLUSIONS: OCCU 5111