CUTANEOUS SCIENCE OF THE FOOT

POD3CSF

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop their understanding of dermatology with respect to the foot and lower extremity. Students will complete a program of theoretical underpinnings of the area, supplemented with virtual experiences that are used to develop their understanding of dermatological conditions commonly encountered in podiatric practice.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZLLPP - Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPodiatric dermatology PDF chaptersPrescribedDiscipline of Podiatry, 2015School of Allied Health
ReadingsDermatology: An Illustrated Coloured Text)PreliminaryGawkrodger, 2012Churchill Livingstone

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Use an evidence-based approach when assessing and diagnosing dermatological disorders of the lower extremity.

Activities:
Online lectures and images. Group discussions. Video interviews with experts.

02. Select and justify treatment(s) of dermatological disorders of the lower extremity.

Activities:
Online lectures and images. Group discussions. Video interviews with experts.

03. Create appropriate referrals to other health practitioners using professional language.

Activities:
Online lectures. Group discussions. Video interviews with experts.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.5 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Blended online material will be provided each week (equivalent of 2.5 hours per week). "

Seminar Week: 43 - 43
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will present group presentations during this scheduled seminar."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-min online test (equivalent to 500 words)20 01, 02, 03
1,500 word individual essay plus a 10 minute group oral presentation (3 students per group) 40 01, 02
One 90-minute written examination (equivalent to 1,500 words) 40 01, 02