SPECIAL POPULATIONS IN PODIATRY

POD5SPP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Younger and older patients are commonly seen in podiatric practice and represent areas of clinical specialisations. This subject will prepare students for clinical practice in these sub-disciplines. In this subject, students will develop the clinical reasoning and clinical management skills for meeting the requirements of specific populations of patients commonly seen in paediatrics and gerontology.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Cotchett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects from (POD4PAM,POD5MFP). Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHPOD, HZHPDB, HZHPDM, HZHPDS, HZHPDW, HZLLPP, HMPOD, HMPODB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse critically, reflect on and synthesise complex problems related to the paediatric and gerontology settings relevant to a podiatry practice.

Activities:
Group discussions, Video interviews with experts, Online lectures, Other readings.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Formulate, recommend and evaluate a management plan to meet the individual and specific needs of the paediatric and gerontology related patient that is clear, adaptable and applies the principles of rehabilitation.

Activities:
Group discussions, Podcasts, Video interviews with experts, Online lectures, Other readings.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to other allied health and medical professionals, in the same field, in addition to non-specialist audiences such as the patient.

Activities:
Group discussions, Online lectures.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

04. Use expert judgement to justify the referral of a paediatric or older adult patient to another allied health or medical professional.

Activities:
Group discussions, Video interviews with experts, Online lectures, Podcasts.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Engage in team work but also demonstrate autonomous practice when applying expert judgement in the synthesis of complex cases for the paediatric and gerontology related patient.

Activities:
Group Discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 4.0 hours directed reading per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word assignment30 01, 02, 03
one group (4 persons) online writing task total 3500 words (equivalent to 1,166 words each)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 2 hour online quiz/short answer examination (equivalent to 2000 words)40 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Cotchett

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 4.0 hours directed reading per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word assignment30 01, 02, 03
one group (4 persons) online writing task total 3500 words (equivalent to 1,166 words each)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 2 hour online quiz/short answer examination (equivalent to 2000 words)40 01, 02