PODIATRIC ANAESTHESIA AND SURGERY

POD4PAS

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop their understanding of local anaesthesia and knowledge of podiatric surgical techniques of the nails and skin. Authentic clinical cases and enquiry-based activities are used to develop the student's understanding of local anaesthesia and podiatric surgical techniques in commonly encountered conditions in the context of evidence-based practice. Students will complete a program of practicums in local anaesthesia and this subject will tie-in to podiatric surgical clinical experiences delivered later in the course.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

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 HBS2ALF and HBS3PCY. Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZHPOD, HZHPDB, HZHPDM, HZHPDS, HZHPDW (Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice), or HZLLPP - Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice, or HMPOD, HMPODB - Master of Podiatric Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply a broad knowledge of classification, chemistry and pharmacokinetics related to anaesthesia

Activities:
Online learning modules and facilitated workshops.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

02. Adapt knowledge of local anaesthesia procedures for the ankle and foot to a given patient

Activities:
Eight small group practical classes.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

03. Apply knowledge of local anaesthesia administration with professional judgement to obtain best patient outcomes

Activities:
Eight small group practical classes and facilitated workshops.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

04. Analyse and critique the range and purpose of common nail and skin surgical techniques of the foot.

Activities:
Online learning modules and facilitated workshops.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 13
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour facilitated workshop (weeks 1,2,3,4)"

Practical Week: 15 - 22
One 1.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour practical class (weeks 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12)"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 13
Four 1.5 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via online.
"Students will work through four online core learning modules and two online optional extension modules."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute OSCE (1,500-words equivalent)35 02, 03
One 45-minute online test (750-words equivalent)20 01, 03
One 90-minute end of semester written examination (1,500-words equivalent)45 01, 03, 04