CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS B

POR5CEB

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be provided with the opportunity to apply their skills from earlier clinical placement to further 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 further progress their assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning skills within their allocated clinical facility. Students will also be asked to demonstrate their ability to critically reflect upon their ability to meet their learning outcomes.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites POR5CEA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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

Subject options

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Melbourne, 2014, Week 09-19, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 09 - 19
One 5.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"5 hours of lectures per study period"

Placement - Off Site Week: 09 - 19
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 4-week clinical block placement."

Seminar Week: 09 - 19
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One half-day symposium"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word report, supported by a reflective clinical portfolio20
One 10-minute individual clinical exam(OSCE) and one 20-minute exam (equiv to 1,500-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass this piece of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.35
One 20-minute clinical performance (Equiv to 2,000-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass this piece of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.45

Melbourne, 2014, Week 17-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 17 - 25
One 5.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 17 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"5 hours of lectures per study period"

Placement - Off Site Week: 17 - 25
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 17 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 4-week clinical block placement."

Seminar Week: 17 - 25
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 17 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One half-day symposium"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word report, supported by a reflective clinical portfolio20
One 10-minute individual clinical exam(OSCE) and one 20-minute exam (equiv to 1,500-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass this piece of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.35
One 20-minute clinical performance (Equiv to 2,000-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass this piece of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.45

Melbourne, 2014, Week 32-49, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 32 - 49
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One half-day symposium"

Placement - Off Site Week: 32 - 49
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 4-week clinical block placement."

Lecture Week: 32 - 49
One 5.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"5 hours of lectures per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word report, supported by a reflective clinical portfolio20
One 10-minute individual clinical exam(OSCE) and one 20-minute exam (equiv to 1,500-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass this piece of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.35
One 20-minute clinical performance (Equiv to 2,000-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass this piece of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.45