Identify an area of practice from your interests or experience to date to base your critical analysis?

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Identify an area of practice from your interests or experience to date to base your critical analysis (for example; your experiences of your Placement B setting) ACUTE MEDICINE OT DEPARTMENT IS MY AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

Chose one of the following RCOT publications to underpin your work; this list may be updated with an additional RCOT relevant document as/when published

CHOSEN RCOT IS; Reducing Pressures on hospitals; Improving Lives, Saving Money (2016) Royal College of Occupational Therapy

You should draw on a range of sources including legislation and contemporary research to support and inform your assignment

A successful assignment will:

• Critically analyse an identified area of practice discussing the opportunities and challenges to effective practice linked to a RCOT publication (25%)

• Critically evaluate how the RCOT publication aims to emphasise and influence occupation-centred practice in the identified area of practice.


• Critically reflect on your developing theoretical knowledge and practice skills identifying how you can utilise professional body documents and publications to develop and enhance your own practice in a defined area


• Your assignment will take the form of a report supported by a range of appropriate references (10%)

On completing this module, you will be able to:

Knowledge & Understanding:

• Critically analyse the meaning of occupation-centred practice

• Apply a range of professional knowledge to safe and effective occupational therapy practice

Intellectual / Professional skills & abilities:

• Critically reflect on assessing occupational performance including the assessment of occupational risks

• Utilise a range of core occupational therapy practice skills and techniques by meeting identified placement competencies

Personal Values Attributes (Global / Cultural awareness, Ethics, Curiosity) (PVA):

• Demonstrate ethical reasoning to optimise occupational participation for individuals and groups whilst considering a range of policy, legislation, evidence and professional guidelines.

• Develop self-awareness and skills in critical reflection