PODIATRIC PRACTICE D

POD5PPD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will continue to treat clients, attending the University's on-site Podiatry clinic, under the supervision of qualified podiatrists and senior peer mentors. All students will also undertake a 2-week external placement at the end of semester 2.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following course codes: HZLLPP, HZHPOD, HZHPDB and must have passed: POD4PPC OR Must be enrolled in one of the following course codes: HMPOD, HMPODB and no other rules applies.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Skills or competency checklist.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Select and justify choice of assessment techniques for a given patient.

Activities:
VIVA exam. Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Develop and justify a list of differential diagnoses/diagnosis.

Activities:
VIVA exam. Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Develop a treatment plan for a given client.

Activities:
VIVA exam. Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

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

Activities:
Completion of specified tasks on reflective journal.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 51
Eight 8.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-week external placement (4x8-hour days per week = 64 hours) at the end of semester 2."

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"36 hours of clinical practice spread across the semester."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Facilitated learning sessions."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
clinical attendanceHurdle requirement 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 10-minute individual oral practice examination (equivalent to 1,000 words)Hurdle requirement 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 15-minute group oral clinical report (equivalent to 1,500 words)25 02, 03, 04
one 30-minute clinical practice examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 750-word case study report25 02, 03, 04
two competency checklistsHurdle requirement 01