The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student will develop his/hers competence in
Occupational Therapy by:

  • Understanding the cooperation and
    dynamics between Person, Environment and Activity
  • Understanding the Human Activity and how
    the activity affects the health and the feeling
    of wellbeing
    The student will develop his/hers competence in
    the Occupational Therapy Process and Professional
    Reasoning by:
  • Understanding the how the different parts
    of the OT-process are parts of the Occupational
    Therapists daily work
    The student will develop his/hers competence
    about the Professional Relationship and
    Companionship by:
  • Understanding the client centered
    approach in everyday OT work
    The student will develop his/hers competence in
    using research in Occupational Therapy and
    Occupational Science by:
  • Being more aware how research gives
    him/her support for his/her professional
    The student will develop his/hers competence in
    learning by:
  • Taking responsibility for his/her own
    learning process
  • Understanding the importance of learning
    The student will develop his/hers communication-
    and social competences by:
  • Co-operate and by being open for other
    suggestions within the working community
  • Verbally report and tell his/her messages
    The student will develop his/hers ethical
    competence by:
  • Being more aware how the Ethical
    Occupational Therapy Codex can be seen in the
    daily OT-work

Learning outcomes

After finishing the practical training the

  • Can use guidance - by a student on
    Practical Training 2 for support - in order to
    create his/her own plan for action, during the
    training period
  • Can describe the work duties of the OT on
    sight and in the organization
  • Can, as an outcome of an interview
    /discussion, report on the persons experience of
    Value in Occupations
  • Can pay attention on how the environment
    affects different persons Occupational
  • Can seek support for his/her own
    reflections about the person from research in
    Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
  • Can describe how the OT-process supports
    the everyday work of the OT
  • Can choose a relevant assessment tool in
    order to assess and clarify Occupational
    Performance issues
  • Can identify the persons strengths and
  • Has some insight on the routines, when it
    comes to documentation
  • Can take the professional Code of Ethics
    in consideration when showing respect, letting
    the person be heard and when promoting a
    reciprocal relationship
  • Can respect and follow the rules for
    professional secrecy

Course contents

Fieldwork in hospital, health care center or other
working places for OT.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Approved examination from basic course in
Occupational Therapy, kommunikation och lärande
för delaktighet och aktivitet, människans
utveckling ur ett livscykelperspektiv and 10 sp

Previous course names


Additional information

Time for practical training: 04.05 - 29.05 2020
Deadline for notification: 07.03.2020

Recommended or required reading

Literature from theory courses, topical research

Study activities

  • Assignment - 15 hours
  • Practical training - 120 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Arell-Sundberg Marina
  • Enoksson Maria
  • Peri Heidi
  • Werner Tove


Arell-Sundberg Marina

Group size

No limit (21 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Uppdatering 1 april 2020: På grund av corona
situationen görs en studieplansförändring som
innebär att den orienterande praktiken flyttas
till nästa termin, hösten 2020.

Course enrolment period

2019-03-18 to 2020-03-07

Assessment methods

2020-05-31 - Reports and productions

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-05-21 08:00 - 16:00 Orienterande yrkespraktik

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