CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS C

POR5CEC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be provided with the opportunity to apply their skills developed in earlier clinical placements to consolidate 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 orthotic professional services under minimal guidance from a clinical supervisor. Emphasis is placed on providing students with an opportunity to further develop their assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning skills within their allocated facility as well as attending to a wide range of case management responsibilities.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites POR5CEA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects POR5NAT

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

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"

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"

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"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 20-minute clinical performance (Equiv to 2,000-words)50
One 20-minute individual clinical exam(OSCE) and one 10-minute exam (equiv to 2,200-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass all pieces of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.50

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 20-minute clinical performance (Equiv to 2,000-words)50
One 20-minute individual clinical exam(OSCE) and one 10-minute exam (equiv to 2,200-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass all pieces of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.50

Melbourne, 2014, Week 32-49, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Barnard

Class requirements

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"

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"

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"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 20-minute clinical performance (Equiv to 2,000-words)50
One 20-minute individual clinical exam(OSCE) and one 10-minute exam (equiv to 2,200-words)Hurdle requirement: students must pass all pieces of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.50