PODIATRIC PRACTICE C

POD4PPC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline


In this subject students are introduced to clinical practice and will incorporate knowledge gained in their earlier academic years with diagnostic and clinical skills. Under clinical supervision, students will provide treatment to clients attending the University's on-site Podiatry clinic.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

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 all subjects from (HBS2ALF, HBS2PAT, HLT2IEP, MIC2MMP, HBS3PCY, HBS3NPM, POD3PPB). Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHPOD Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice or HZLLPP Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice or admission in HMPOD, HMPODB - Master of Podiatric Practice.

Co-requisites If admitted into the following course HZLLPP must be enrolled in POD4PAM, POD4CBP, POD4PAS, POD4OFL. If admitted into one of the following courses HZHPOD, HMPOD, HMPODB must be enrolled in POD4PAM, POD4CBP, POD4PAS

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAssessment of the lower limbRecommendedLinda, M & Turner, WA (eds) 20022ND EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.
ReadingsClinical skills treating the footRecommendedTurner, W & Linda M (eds) 20052ND EDN, ELSEVIER CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.
ReadingsEssentials of law for health professionalsRecommendedForrester, K & Griffiths D 20103RD EDN, ELSVIER AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Competent and safe in a range of manual clinical skills to treat a given client.

Activities:
Competency checklists throughout the semester.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Identify and perform suitable examinations, to inform the clinical decision-making process, for a given client.

Activities:
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Establish a list of differential diagnoses based on examinations conducted for a given client.

Activities:
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Develop a treatment plan for a given client.

Activities:
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

05. Behave in a manner reflective of a health professional.

Activities:
Completion of reflective journal.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Class requirements

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical practice session"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical learning session"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 15-minute group oral clinical report (equivalent to 1,500 words)Hurdle Requirement - Clinical Attendance Hurdle Requirement - One 10 minute individual oral practice examination equivalent to 1,000 words25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 30-minute clinical practice examinationHurdle Requirement - One individual practical task equivalent to 300 words50 02, 03
one 750-word case study reportHurdle Requirement - Two competency checklists25 01, 02, 03, 04