VIA University College - Occupational Therapy Placement
VIA University College programs combine research-based teaching with practical training in public and private companies. VIA has seven campuses in the Central Denmark Region, with a main campus in Aarhus.
Aarhus, is the main city on the Jutland peninsula in Denmark. With a population of just over 300,000 people, it also holds the title of Denmark's second largest city. Aarhus offers an elegant mix of cosmopolitan city and quaint small town charm, with wonderful pubs and restaurants. The average age of its inhabitants is among the lowest in Europe. This is mainly because of the large student population. It's a lively spot, teeming with cafes, restaurants, clubs and cinemas. Aarhus perches on Jutland's eastern coast amid beaches and woodland.
Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. Today Denmark is a society that is often seen as a benchmark of civilization with progressive social policies and a commitment to free speech. Top it off with a rich, well-preserved cultural heritage, and the Danes legendary sense of design and architecture.
HSO405 - Work Integrated Learning B
Approved by Health, 2 credit points
This program is undertaken as part of HSO405, you will be enrolled in Trimester 1, 2018.
This is a 8 week placement with students undertaking their placement in Denmark and complete the assessment tasks associated with the Unit. Students will work with Occupational Therapists and clients who speak English. The purpose of the placement is for students to actively participate in all elements of the role in an international setting.
The second of two practicum units is aimed at students developing competence as beginning practitioners in occupational therapy. It builds on and extends competency development from earlier fieldwork enabling students to apply occupational therapy reasoning processes to a range of practice situations; complete the attainment of particular skills according to OT Australia professional competency requirements; develop management skills related to practice; demonstrate effective professional communication skills; reflect on learning outcomes for their studies.
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Accommodation costs will be approximately $1500 for two months. Support will be provided to source accommodation. A refundable bond is required of between $1,500 -$2,700.
This is a placement program meaning you will pay a unit fee to Deakin University. Students will be responsible for accommodation, flights, and in-country expenses including meals and transport.
April 24 - June 15 2018
International Placements will earn you 30 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.