PODIATRY PROJECT

POD5PPJ

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will work collaboratively to developknowledge and skills in using project management methodology to plan, implementand evaluate health, social and environmental change programs to preventillness and promote health. In groups of four, students will develop anappreciation of theoretical frameworks, processes and practices for thedevelopment and delivery of quality improvement programs. The subject willfocus on project management skills and design to conceptualise, scope and plana program that addresses a community/population health based issue relevant topodiatry. This unit culminates in a series of group student presentations thathighlight completed projects.

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 have passed subject POD5PPE. Must be admitted in one of the following courses: 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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProject management in Health and Community Services. Getting good ideas to workPrescribedDwyer, J. Liang, Z. Thiessen, V & Martini, A. (2013)ALLEN AND UNWIN 2ND EDITION
ReadingsManaging health programs and projectsRecommendedLongest, B.B (2004)JOSSEY-BASS. SAN FRANCISCO
ReadingsProject Management: principles, processes and practicePreliminaryHartley, S (2009)FRENCH#S FOREST: PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically reflect on different models of continuous quality improvement and how they are applied to podiatry practice in the health care system.

Activities:
online lectures; tutorials; quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Work collaboratively to apply the principles of project management in the design of a quality improvement project.

Activities:
Write a project proposal Use a GANTT chart to develop the project's timeframe
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

03. As a team, implement and evaluate a project within an allocated time frame as determined in the project plan

Activities:
Project based learning; Project consultations; Lectures/Tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Work collaboratively, to critically reflect on the outcomes of the project in terms of effectiveness, sustainability and recommendations for the future.

Activities:
Project based learning; project consultations; Tutorials.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

05. As a team, communicate project processes and outcomes to a range of stakeholders.

Activities:
Seminars
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 43 - 43
One 8.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours directed reading per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Review resources supporting your project implementation process (i.e. view audio-visual recordings [lectures] and other material)"

Supervised Research Week: 33 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Project implementation (data collection and analysis)"

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 39
Two 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face to face lectures, review of student projects, feedback and Q&A"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2x30 minute online multiple-choice quizzes (1,000 words equivalent)2x30 min. quiz on completion of theory block20 01
Project proposal, including plan and GANTT chart as part of a group of 4 (1,625 words per student)1.Project proposal: (5 page template) 3,000 words (750 words per student) 2. GANTT (1 page chart): 3.5 hours (875 words per student)35 02, 03
One 6,000-word project report as part of a group of 4 (1,500 word equivalent per student)6000 written project = 1500 words per student35 03, 04, 05
One 16 minute team (4 students) presentation (375 words equiv per student)Project presentation = 4 minutes per student (375 words equivalent)10 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 43 - 43
One 8.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours directed reading per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Review resources supporting your project implementation process (i.e. view audio-visual recordings [lectures] and other material)"

Supervised Research Week: 33 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Project implementation (data collection and analysis)"

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 39
Two 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face to face lectures, review of student projects, feedback and Q&A"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2x30 minute online multiple-choice quizzes (1,000 words equivalent)2x30 min. quiz on completion of theory block20 01
Project proposal, including plan and GANTT chart as part of a group of 4 (1,625 words per student)1.Project proposal: (5 page template) 3,000 words (750 words per student) 2. GANTT (1 page chart): 3.5 hours (875 words per student)35 02, 03
One 6,000-word project report as part of a group of 4 (1,500 word equivalent per student)6000 written project = 1500 words per student35 03, 04, 05
One 16 minute team (4 students) presentation (375 words equiv per student)Project presentation = 4 minutes per student (375 words equivalent)10 05