Successful role emerging placements: it is all in the preparation
Thomas, Yvonne, and Rodger, Sylvia (2011) Successful role emerging placements: it is all in the preparation. In: Thew, Miranda, Edwards, Mary, Baptiste, Sue, and Molineux, Matthew, (eds.) Role Emerging Occupational Therapy: maximising occupation-focused practice. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK, pp. 39-53.
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[Extract] Preparation of practice educators (both off-site occupational therapists and on-site non-occupational therapy staff members), placement site and students is the key to successful role emerging placements. This chapter identifies a range of strategies that will prepare students, practice educators and the placement sites and enable students to achieve learning objectives despite the absence of an on-site occupational therapy practice educator. The chapter is based on the experiences of the authors, both university staff, in facilitating such placements and evaluating role emerging placements in Queensland, Australia.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter (Research - B1)|
|Keywords:||occupational therapists - current examples of emerging practice; role emerging placements, and its success - in prior preparation; health and social care idea - people encouraged to manage their conditions themselves; preparation of practice educators - key to successful role emerging placements; quality learning experiences - students preparation, clear expectations and guidelines; key preparation considerations - for role emerging placements; good preparation, prior to placements - student confidence and placement readiness; self-reflection checklist for students; enabling student development - undertaking a role emerging placement; role emerging placement, challenging - learning experience for students and practice educator|
|Date Deposited:||07 Nov 2011 05:40|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110321 Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl Physiotherapy) @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920201 Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services) @ 100%|
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