The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)


Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

Competence in Occupational Therapy:
After completing the practical training, the
student has advanced theoretical knowledge in
occupational therapy, and students have
deepened their practical skills in working with
different clients within a particular field of
occupational therapy.

Competence in Occupational thearpy process and
professional reasoning:
After completing the practical training,
students can independently conduct the
occupational therapy process with their
clients. Students can take into account the
client-centered approach in all phases of
occupational therapy process.
Students have deepened their skills in using
clinical reasoning in their client work.

Competence in professional independence and
professional responisbility:
After completing the practical training, the
students have deepened their knowledge of how
occupational therapists can develop their
professional growth through continuing
education and lifelong learning.

Competence in research and develpoment in
occupational therapy:

After completing the practical training, the
student has deepen their knowledge of evidence-
based occupational therapy and he / she can use
the process of evidence-based work in their
client work

Competence in admionistration of and promotion
of occupational thearpy:
After completing the practical training, the
student has knowledge of the organization and
its management strategies. He / she also have
knowledge of the laws relating to employment
and occupation in public and private social and
health care.

Learning outcomes

Students use the occupational thearpy process
in their client work

Students describe occupational therapists
opportunities for further education in the
current placement

Student search for research articles and makes
a critical review of the article. Student
compiles research on a specific question
relating the occupational therapy for a
particular client group which (s)he is working

Students describe the occupational therapists
position within the organization. (S)he
summarizes the employee's and employer's rights
and obligations based on the collective

Course contents

Practical training at hospitals, health care
centers or other placements where occupational
therapists work.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Approved examination in OT courses from first and
second year, 45 ECTS credits from
interdisciplinary subjects and approved.

Additional information

Advanced vocational practice can be carried out
at the chosen time after the preconditions have
been met.

Students inform the examiner of the course of the
time and place of their practice, as well as the
theme of the written assignment.

The practice can be conducted as 10 or 15 ECTS
(credits). In 10 ECTS (266 h - 7 weeks), the
written development work is 40 h. In 15 ECTS (405
h - 10 weeks), the development work is 60 hours.

Recommended or required reading

Literature from previous theoretical courses. See
information about prerequisite.

Study activities

  • Time for written work - 40 hours
  • Practical training - 230 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 270 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 270 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

Approved practical component. Written report.


Peri Heidi


Peri Heidi

Group size

No limit (22 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Genomförs enligt indivduell tidsplan

Carried out according to an individual schedule

Course enrolment period

2021-08-16 to 2022-07-31

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-11-02 08:30 - 10:00 Fördjupad yrkespraktik Peri Heidi
2021-11-02 08:30 - 10:00 Fördjupad yrkespraktik Peri Heidi
2021-11-02 08:30 - 10:00 Fördjupad yrkespraktik Peri Heidi

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