ORTHOTIC MANAGEMENT OF THE FOOT AND LOWER LIMB

POD4OFL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop their understanding of orthotic theory. Authentic clinical cases and enquiry-based activities are used to develop the student's understanding of the role of orthotic therapy in the management of commonly encountered conditions in the context of evidence-based practice. Students will complete a program of online activities and face-face practicums and start to develop a range of clinical skills that underpin the orthotic management of the cases examined.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDaniel Bonanno

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed POD3PPB and be enrolled in HZLLPP.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. On successful completion of this subject, you should be able to select, prescribe, issue and justify the orthotic management for a given patient.

Activities:
Blended learning activities, workshops, and group presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

02. On the successful completion of this subject, you should be able to apply specialised technical skills to safely manufacture common orthoses used in podiatry practice.

Activities:
Blended learning activities, workshops, and group presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. On the successful completion of this subject, you should be able to analyse and synthesize evidence of best practice when undertaking the orthotic management of a given patient.

Activities:
Blended learning activities, workshops, and group presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size120

Enrolment information Quota due to maximum capacity. Enrolments accepted until quota is reached.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniel Bonanno

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"students attend alternate weeks"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"students attend alternate weeks"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 30-minute clinical practicum examinationExamination period assessment50 01, 02, 03
one 45-minute quizEarly/mid-semester assessment20 01, 02, 03
one group presentation (1,500 words per student)Late/mid-semester assessment30 01, 03