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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop advanced skills in an area of their own interest related to prosthetics and orthotics. Through independent work, students develop expertise in an area such as: specialised clinical services (eg. myoelectrics, ischial containment, stance controlled KAFOs, service in a developing country), component designe, administration (eg. case manager at TAC), sales and marketing, or plan a research project. Before undertaking the work, each student must negotiated with the subject coordinator a learning contract that defines the scope of the work, including assessment. This will involve considerable forward planning, particularly is arrangements involve other organisations, travel or the subject is taken in conjunction with a clinical placement.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Anderson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Subject rules

Prerequisites POR5SAT


Incompatible subjects POR5CEC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Enrolment may be limited depending on the number of students that meet the entry requirements and availability of qualified supervisors. The subject may be offered as an elective for students undertaking HZHPO/HMCPO with a minimum enrolment of 4 students with an approved learning contract.

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