The course is included in these curricula and study modules
- Occupational therapy 2005 - Asessment of health
- Occupational therapy 2004 - Basic studies in occupational therapy
- Occupational therapy 2006 - Asessment of health
- Occupational therapy 2007 - Asessment of health
- Occupational therapy 2008 - Occupation and occupational performance process
- Occupational therapy 2009 - Occupation and occupational performance process
- Occupational therapy 2010 - Occupation and occupational performance process
- Occupational therapy 2011 - Occupation and occupational performance process
- Occupational therapy 2012 - Occupation and occupational performance process
- Occupational therapy 2013 - Occupation and occupational performance process
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim is that student can define concepts
related to assessment and has knowledge about
reliability in different assessments. Student
understands the purpose of assessment in
occupational therapy process and he is able to
report the results of assessment and to use the
information as a base for intervention planning.
Competence of the Occupational therapy Process and
- gains an understanding of the purpose of
assessment process related to the occupational
- is able to use his clinical reasoning in
the assessment process to identify physical,
social, attitudinal and , cultural factors which
affects on occupational performance.
Competence in professional relationships and
- The student is aware of the principles for
client centered practice during assessment.
Competence in professional autonomy and
- follows the guidelines for documentation
in occupational therapy
- understans the ethical principles that
direct the work of occupational therapists.
- is aware of the values in occupational
therapy during assessment.
Student is able to:
- explain the assessment process in
- use interview and observation to gather
information about the client
- make a critical review of assessment
- pay attention to the client's individual
circumstances during the assessment
- write an assessment report by using
professional terminology in occupational therapy.
- identify ethical issues in the assessment
Assessment methods in occupational therapy.
Practice in using
observations, interviews, assessment instruments,
reliability in assessment. Occupation analys.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basic course in occupational therapy
Compulsory presence at practical lectures
Recommended or required reading
Law, M., Baum, C., Dunn, W., 2005, Measuring
occupational performance: supporting best practice
in occupational therapy. Thorofare, Slack inc.
Ottenbacher, K., Christiansen C. 1997.
Occupational Performance Assessment. I
Christiansen, C (ed), Baum., 1997. Occupational
therapy: Enabling function and wellbeing. 2ed.
Thorofare: Slack Inc.
Crepeau, E., Cohn, E., Boyt Schell, B. (eds).
2003. Willard and Spackman's Occupational therapy.
(10ed) Del 7. Kap 22-25. Philadelphia :
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Turner, A., Foster,M., Johnson, S. 2003.
Occupational therapy and physical dysfunction:
principles, skills and practice. Edinburgh:
Pierce, D.E. 2003. Occupation by Design. Building
Power. F. A. Davis Company. Philadelphia.
Sames, Karen M. 2010. Documenting occupational
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Education, 2nd ed
- Lectures - 30 hours
- Practical exercises - 30 hours
- Small-group work - 10 hours
- Individual studies - 63 hours
- Total workload of the course: 133 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
- Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
- Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
Course has an exam and an essay .
The final grade for the course is based on these
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2014-08-31
- Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
- Date will be announced later - Reports and productions