CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS A

POR5CEA

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be provided with the opportunity to apply and extend their knowledge of Prosthetics and Orthotics in a clinical setting. Upon successful completion of this subject, students must have demonstrated their ability to provide clinical and technical prosthetic and/or orthotic professional services under the guidance of a clinical supervisor. Emphasis is placed on providing students with an opportunity to develop their assessment, skills, while participating as a team member within their allocated clinical facility.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites POR4EFA, POR3ETT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students may need to undertake placement in rural and interstate settings.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
TechnologiesPebble PadRecommendedPebble Pad 2016Pebble Pad

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively with clients and other health professionals in a clinical environment using contemporary methods to analyse, interpret and / or educate.

Activities:
Skills practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Perform a safe, efficient and effective client assessment, supported by evidence based practice to inform, justify and evaluate services provided.

Activities:
Skills practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Act with personal autonomy and accountability demonstrating appropriate clinical behaviour including collaborative team practice and effective time management.

Activities:
Skills practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Prescribe, justify and provide orthotic and prosthetic clinical services and treatment, including client education, fitting and review of devices, in collaboration with clinical supervisors.

Activities:
Skills practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 06-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 08
Four 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will attend two morning and afternoon sessions in week 7 and 8"

Placement - Off Site Week: 06 - 24
One 35.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 7-week clinical block placement"

Seminar Week: 23 - 24
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One half-day symposium for OSCE preparation in week 24"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One completed assessment workbook, equivalent to (4,000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 60-minute individual clinical exam (OSCE) and one 10-minute exam (3,000 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Two clinical justifications (equivalent to 2000 words)an ISBAR oral handover and clinical justification letter15 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 29 - 30
Four 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will attend two morning and afternoon sessions in week 29 and 30"

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 35.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 7-week clinical block placement"

Seminar Week: 47 - 47
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 47 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One half-day symposium for OSCE preparation in week 47"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One completed assessment workbook, equivalent to (4,000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 60-minute individual clinical exam (OSCE) and one 10-minute exam (3,000 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Two clinical justifications (equivalent to 2000 words)an ISBAR oral handover and clinical justification letter15 01, 02, 03, 04