Overview

Using interactive lectures/discussions and self-study activities, this course will assist occupational therapists to embed and apply behaviour change and lifestyle modification approaches in interventions for clients with common chronic diseases. Participants can expect to test, trial, and critique strategies and approaches both during and between sessions.

Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

  • Discuss the principles of chronic diseases self-management, using behavioural change and lifestyle modification approaches to apply to clients with occupational performance/participation and emotional coping issues in common chronic diseases.
  • Assess clients’/patients’ level of functioning, environmental factors, health literacy and needs for holistic occupational therapy intervention.
  • Apply principles of behaviour change and self-management support to allow clients to set and meet goals.
  • Apply behavioural change techniques to facilitate self-management and increase activity participation in clients and their families.

Who Should Attend

  • Occupational Therapist with at least 2 years of clinical experience
  • Therapists working with people with long term conditions
 

Prerequisites

  • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPC Registered


Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:

  • Attend at least 75% of the course
  • Undertake required assessments during the course

Schedule

Date Activities/Topics
5 Aug 2022
  • Introduction to Course
  • Interactive Lecture: Living with a chronic condition, TEDSS and ECCM
  • Self-study
11 Aug 2022
  • Facilitated Discussion: Role of OT in Chronic Condition Management
  • Interactive Lecture: Assessments and Outcomes Measures
  • Self-study
16 Aug 2022
  • Facilitated Discussion: Literacy, insight, and motivation
  • Interactive Lecture: Goal setting and action planning
  • Self-study
18 Aug 2022
  • Facilitated Discussion: Behaviour change taxonomy
  • Case study role play: Strategies and techniques
  • Setting an individual goal and action plan
  • Self-study
23 Aug 2022
  • Facilitated Discussion: Results of action plans
  • Lecture: Components of evidence-based occupational therapy self-management protocols
  • Facilitated Discussion: Using new knowledge to improve practice

Fees

Category Full Fee After SF Funding
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) /
Singapore PR / LTVP+ Holder
$2,889.00 $866.70
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $2,889.00 $326.70
Non-Singaporeans $2,889.00 Not Eligible
 
Note:
  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SkillsFuture Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding

To be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident or LTVP+ Holder
  2. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2. Be at least 40 years old
  3. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue Online
Time 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Date 05 Aug 2022 (Fri) to
23 Aug 2022 (Tue)
Registration is Closed.

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