PODIATRIC ANAESTHESIA AND SURGERY

POD4PAS

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop their understanding of local anaesthesia and knowledge of podiatric surgical techniques of the nails and skin. Authentic clinical cases and enquiry-based activities are used to develop the student's understanding of local anaesthesia and podiatric surgical techniques in commonly encountered conditions in the context of evidence-based practice. Students will complete a program of practicums in local anaesthesia and this subject will tie-in to podiatric surgical clinical experiences delivered later in the course.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShannon Munteanu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects from (HBS2ALF, HBS3PCY. Must be enrolled in one of the following course codes: HZHPOD, HZHPDB, HZHPDM, HZHPDS, HZHPDW (Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice). Or admission in HMPOD, HMPODB - Master of Podiatric Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Discuss the classification, chemistry and pharmacokinetics related to local anaesthesia.

Activities:
Two lectures and facilitated workshops
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Undertake local anaesthesia procedures in the ankle and foot for a given patient.

Activities:
Six small group practical classes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Undertake best practice in administration of local anaesthesia in the ankle and foot, in order to maximise patient outcomes.

Activities:
Six small group practical classes and associated workshops
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Discuss the range and purpose of common nail and skin surgical techniques in the foot.

Activities:
Three lectures and facilitated workshops
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour facilitated workshop (weeks 1,3,5,7,9,11)"

Practical Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours practical every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour practical class (weeks 2,4,6,8,10,12)"

Lecture Week: 10 - 21
One 2.0 hours lecture every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour lecture (weeks 1,3,5,7,9,11)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 30-minute OSCE (two stations, one 15 minute practical, one 15 minute written)25 01, 02, 03, 04
one 45-minute class test30 01, 02, 03, 04
one 90-minute written examination45 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew McMillan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 17
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 18 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 11 - 15
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 30-minute OSCE (two stations, one 15 minute practical, one 15 minute written)25 01, 02, 03, 04
one 45-minute class test30 01, 02, 03, 04
one 90-minute written examination45 01, 02, 03, 04