PODIATRIC ANAESTHESIA AND SURGERY

POD4PAS

2016

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-ordinatorMatthew Oates

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 and 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 HZLLPP - Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice, or 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, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Gerrard

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 13
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour facilitated workshop (weeks 1,2,3,4)"

Practical Week: 15 - 22
One 1.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour practical class (weeks 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12)"

Lecture Week: 10 - 13
Four 1.5 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via online.
"online lectures will be delivered via the online learning modules in the POD4PAS LMS site"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 30-minute OSCE35 02, 03
one 45-minute online test20 01, 02, 03
one 90-minute written examination45 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 13
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour facilitated workshop (weeks 1,2,3,4)"

Practical Week: 15 - 22
One 1.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 1-hour practical class (weeks 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12)"

Lecture Week: 10 - 13
Four 1.5 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via online.
"online lectures will be delivered via the online learning modules in the POD4PAS LMS site"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 30-minute OSCE35 02, 03
one 45-minute online test20 01, 02, 03
one 90-minute written examination45 01, 02, 03, 04