CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS IN PODIATRY

POD4CBP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop their understanding of podiatric biomechanics and knowledge in orthotic theory. Authentic clinical cases and enquiry-based activities are used to develop the student's understanding of the role of podiatric biomechanics and orthotic therapy in commonly encountered conditions in the context of evidence-based practice. Students will complete a program of practicums and start to develop a range of clinical skills that underpin the biomechanical management of the cases examined.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDaniel Bonanno

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 subject (POD3PPB). Must be enrolled in one of the following courses:HZHPOD,HZHPDB,HZHPDW,HZHPDM,HZHPDS - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice. Or admission in HMPOD, HMPODB - Master of Podiatric Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour lecture"

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.
"one 2-hour practical clinical class per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 30-minute clinical practicum examination40
one 30-minute quiz30
one group presentation30

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniel Bonanno

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 30-minute clinical practicum examination40
one 30-minute quiz30
one group presentation30