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 approach
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: 03.05 - 30.05 2021
Deadline for notification: 07.03.2021

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

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

03.05 - 30.05 2021 yrkespraktik kl 8.00 - 16.00

Assessment methods

2020-05-31 - Reports and productions

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