Enabling Participation: Musculoskeletal and Neurological 1

OCC60020 12.5 Credit Points Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • 7 week block mode

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

2020 teaching periods


HT3  Term 3

27 Jul 20 - 6 Sep 20

13 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
27 Jul 20

7 Aug 20

Aims and objectives

In this unit, students will choose, describe, apply and justify assessments and intervention for individuals or groups of people who are experiencing occupational performance challenges related to musculoskeletal or neurological problems. They will also develop service provision plans that are occupation based and focus on prevention, remediation or adaptation.

Students who successfully complete this Unit will be able to apply the following to their work with clients with musculoskeletal or neurological problems:
1. Select and apply an occupational therapy conceptual model to these clients
2. Select and apply professional practice models including Biomechanical, Neurodevelopmental and Rehabilitative/Compensatory to guide assessment and service provision for these clients
3. Analyse person, environment and occupation factors to develop hypotheses about contributing factors to occupational issues.
4. Articulate professional reasoning and critique evidence to justify service provision plan.
5. Demonstrate research and communication skills in PBL group learning environment.
6. Appraise and apply research studies.

Courses with unit

MA-OCC Master of Occupational Therapy