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 reasoning The student will develop his/hers competence in learning by: - Taking responsibility for his/her own learning process - Understanding the importance of learning together 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 student: - 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 Performance - 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 resources - 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 tvärvetenskaper.

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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 articles.

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

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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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