TRANSFEMORAL PROSTHETICS EVIDENCE

POR5TFE

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will have developed an understanding of, and familiarity with, the evidence that underpins the prosthetic management of persons with transfemoral amputation. Particular emphases are placed on the clinical presentation of persons with transfemoral amputation, how to prescribe and design clinically realistic prostheses and how to adapt the treatment process accordingly.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerry Fisher

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites POR5TTE

Co-requisites POR5TFA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Melbourne, 2014, Week 05-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Fisher

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 05 - 07
One 1.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16 hours of lectures and tutorials in weeks 05-07"

Lecture Week: 05 - 24
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lecture occurs weekly for 11 weeks throughout study period"

Tutorial Week: 05 - 24
One 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tutorial occurs weekly for 11 weeks throughout study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one prescription exercise (equiv to 1,750 words)40
one seminar presentation(equiv to 1,000 words)30
two quizzes (equiv to 600 words per quiz)Hurdle requirement: students must pass all pieces of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.30

Melbourne, 2014, Week 28-47, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Fisher

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 28 - 47
One 1.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16 hours of lectures and tutorials in weeks 28-30"

Lecture Week: 28 - 47
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lecture occurs weekly for 11 weeks throughout study period"

Tutorial Week: 28 - 47
One 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tutorial occurs weekly for 11 weeks throughout study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one prescription exercise (equiv to 1,750 words)40
one seminar presentation(equiv to 1,000 words)30
two quizzes (equiv to 600 words per quiz)Hurdle requirement: students must pass all pieces of assessment in order to obtain an overall pass for this subject.30