FOOT AND ANKLE-FOOT ORTHOTICS EVIDENCE
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students gain knowledge of foot orthotics and ankle-foot orthotics evidence that underpins clinical practice. This will include principles, treatment processes, clinical assessment, prescription considerations and a biomechanical basis of orthotic management for a range of pathologies affecting the ankle and foot. Evidence based orthotic treatment of various foot and ankle problems are presented in the context of current clinical practice. This includes applied anatomy, pathology and biomechanics relevant to orthotic management and interdisciplinary practice.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorNathan Collins
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites HBS3NPM and HBS3PPO or admission into HMCPO - Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics
Special conditions Only available to students enrolled in Prosthetics and Orthotics
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Biomechanical Basis of Orthotic Management||Recommended||Bowker, P., Condie, D.N., Bader, D.L., and Pratt, D.J.(Eds) 1993||OXFORD: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN|
|Readings||Foot Orthoses and other forms of conservative foot care||Recommended||Michaud, T.C. 1997||NEWTON: THOMAS C. MICHAUD|
|Readings||Use of ankle-foot orthoses following stroke - Best practice statement||Recommended||NHS Quality Improvement Scotland 2009||NHS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SCOTLAND|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNathan Collins
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 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 1,000-word Written Assignment||30|
|One 1.5-hour Written Examination||40|
|One 5-minute Oral Presentation||10|
|One case study prescription||10|
|Online quiz (500-word equivalent)||10|