Core Module Information
Module title: Person Occupation Environment 2

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HSC11112
Module leader: Juman Simaan
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Allied Health and Social Care Sciences


Description of module content:

This module facilitates a critical, and evidence-informed understanding of the theory and practice of human performance from an embodied perspective in relation to Occupational Therapy. The module builds and develops on your existing knowledge of the person in relation to their occupations and environment (or ‘PEO’). During the module you will develop your critical knowledge with regards to models of Occupational Therapy intervention, including rehabilitative, compensatory, recovery and neuro-rehabilitative approaches. You will also develop your critical understanding of the complexity of service-users contexts, strengths, assets and needs. A key feature of this module will be the development your skills in presenting information, to contribute to the health and well-being of populations.
Your learning will be facilitated by studying the following components:
Examination of health and social care services and community service delivery.
Appraisal of therapeutic activities and resources.
Examination of methods and models of occupation focussed approaches to health and well being
Examination of methods and models of occupation focussed approaches to treatment including neuro-developmental, recovery, rehabilitative and/or compensatory methods
Examination of physical mental health conditions and learning disabilities, and their impact on occupational performance.
Assessment of environmental resources that enable or prevent inclusion including poverty, identity, social difference, diversity, housing and community facilities.
Evaluation of integration of theoretical perspectives and evidence into clinical application including the transfer of knowledge from area to another.
Critical appraisal of clinical reasoning in complex cases across the life span.
Appraisal of evidence based clinical decision making in Occupational Therapy

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically appraise selected approaches to health and well-being, and treatment including neuro-developmental, recovery, rehabilitative and/or compensatory methods of complex individual and community needs.
LO2: Create sources of information for communicating information, advice, instruction and professional opinion to service users, carer, colleagues and others while recognising social and cultural diversity.
LO3: Predict likely future needs and integrated service requirements for service users, their carers, and communities while recognising that relationships with service users should be based on mutual respect and trust, even in situations of personal incompatibility.
LO4: Design and justify plans of intervention from initial assessment through to evaluation of outcomes following best practice while integrating an understanding of the contribution of other professionals and showing an understanding of the need to respect and uphold the rights, dignity, values and autonomy of service users.
LO5: Develop the transfer of Occupational Therapy knowledge from one service user group to another.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Juman Simaan
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Seminar 5
Face To Face Tutorial 20
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 15
Other Guided independent study 160
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 100 1,2,3,4 & 5 45 , WORDS= 3500
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HSC11112 Person Occupation Environment 2