PODIATRIC PHARMACOLOGY

POD5PPY

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop their understanding of indications for appropriate drug therapies. Authentic clinical cases and enquiry-based activities are used to develop the student's understanding of prescribing issues in commonly encountered conditions in the context of evidence-based practice. The pharmacokinectics, dynamics and prescription protocols for schedule 4 drugs of interest to the podiatrist are covered in detail. The adverse effects and potential complications of these drugs are also discussed.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdam Bird

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects from (HBS3PCY or equivalent, MIC2MMP or equivalent). Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHPOD, HZHPDB,HZHPDS,HZHPDM,HZHPDW - 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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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"some lectures will be for one hour."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"20 hours of online case study tasks across the semester."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Case study quizzes (multiple choice)35
one 2-hour written examination45
one team presentation (5 minutes per person) (equiv to 500 words)20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdam Bird

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"some lectures will be for one hour."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"20 hours of online case study tasks across the semester."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Case study quizzes (multiple choice)35
one 2-hour written examination45
one team presentation (5 minutes per person) (equiv to 500 words)20