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Susanne Mulzheim, MSc

Occupational Therapist
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1100 Wien

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Lectures 2022/23

Health Sciences

> Elements of occupational performance: person, occu…
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Elements of occupational performance: person, occupation, environment ILV

Lector: Mag.a Bettina Bachschwöll, Mag.rer.nat. Claudia Benedikt, Birgit Elsayed-Glaser, Theresa Maria Lüftenegger, BSc BSc MSc, Susanne Mulzheim, MSc, Barbara Plass-Willensdorfer, Mag. Clemens Schmoll, Bakk., Mag.a Johanna Stadler-Grillmaier

4SWS
4.5ECTS

Lecture contents

Ergotherapy-relevant content from (positive) psychology with regard to psychosocial and personality factors and the understanding of mental well-being and quality of life.
Occupational therapy relevant content from sociology with regard to social groups, society and culture as well as social action and theories of action.
Person: cognitive, physical and affective performance components with emphasis on psychosocial and personality factors: communication, cooperation, emotion, affects, frustration tolerance, critical faculties, motivation, volition, values, self-efficacy, self-confidence, spirituality, identity, commitment
Environmental factors: life situations, social role and social position, social group, social norms and deviations, gender status, power and authority, values and culture at the level of the individual, family, community and geographical region and their influence on action, diversity, physical, natural and technological environment (e.g. housing adaptation, person-environment-fit)
Action: taxonomies and different complex actions/activities/activities; routines, (in different cultures), theories of action, behaviour - action - social action, types of action; autonomy and self-reliance
Dimensions of doing: doing, being, becoming, belonging (Wilcock)
the contribution of physical activity to health and well-being:
- Bio-psycho-social concept of health
- Health models
- Positive Psychology, Flow, Resilience, Wellbeing
- Activity patterns: engagement, meaning, balance, control/choice, routine
- Individual significance in all areas of life including family and sexuality
- ICF
Knowledge about the connection between climate change and health aspects
Importance of the areas of life for the individual; discussion of the categorisation of the areas of life
Immersion in a selected occupational therapy model of activity
Dealing with creative media
Dynamic system theories

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Portfolio work, elaborations, presentations

Teaching methods

Group work, discussion, lecture with activating methods, case solutions, self-awareness with creative media

Language

German

> Fieldwork placement semester 2 PL
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Fieldwork placement semester 2 PL

0SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

Introduction to occupational therapy work under guidance and supervision with special emphasis on the following points:
Work with clients: Planning, implementation and reflection of the occupational therapy process
Work in intra- and interprofessional teams
Work organisation
Establishing professional relationships with clients and colleagues
Documentation
Applied evidence-based practice and professional reasoning

Assessment methods

Module exam

Teaching methods

guided internship

Language

German

> Occupational therapy for clients with non-communic…
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Occupational therapy for clients with non-communicable chronic diseases ILV

Lector: Gunde Dunkl, Andrea M. Handschuh, MSc., Maria Kert, Susanne Mulzheim, MSc, Andrea Stöckl

2SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Instruments for the survey of quality of life/style
Consulting concepts and programs for the management of pain, fatigue
Dealing with suicidal tendencies
Importance of sexuality and spirituality for the quality of life
Occupational therapy in palliative care (including dealing with dying and death)
Advice on how to achieve a healthy lifestyle, health coaching on the basis of Motivational Interviewing

Assessment methods

Final exam

Teaching methods

Focus topic days, knowledge transfer, practical exercises, discussion, reflection

Language

German

Publications

The publications of Susanne Mulzheim written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.