PODIATRIC PRACTICE D

POD5PPD

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will continue to treat clients, attending the University's on-site Podiatry clinic, under the supervision of qualified podiatrists and senior peer mentors (Instance 1). For instance 2, students will undertake clinical training with an external organisation (Bendigo Community Health Services). In addition, students will construct negative case impressions of the foot, modify plaster foot models and manufacture custom made rigid orthoses. All students will also undertake a 2-week external placement at the end of semester 2.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed subject(POD4PPC)or equivalent. Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHPOD, HZHPDB, HZHPDS, HZHPDM, 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. Be competent and safe in a range of manual clinical skills to treat a given client.

Activities:
Skills or competency checklist.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Select and justify choice of assessment techniques for a given patient.

Activities:
VIVA exam. Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Develop and justify a list of differential diagnoses/diagnosis.

Activities:
VIVA exam. Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)

04. Develop a treatment plan for a given client.

Activities:
VIVA exam. Case study oral report in groups. Case study written reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

05. Behave in a manner reflective of a health professional.

Activities:
Completion of specified tasks on reflective journal.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

06. Construct and modify custom made foot orthoses.

Activities:
Construction of a pair of custom made rigid foot orthoses. Skills or competency checlist.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

07. Prescribe custom made foot orthoses.

Activities:
Construction of a pair of custom made rigid foot orthoses. Skills or competency checklist.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 51
Eight 8.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-week external placement (4x8-hour days per week = 64 hours) at the end of semester 2."

Practical Week: 31 - 51
One 3.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"36 hours of clinical practice spread across the semester."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 51
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Facilitated learning sessions."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 51
One 12.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"12-hours of orthotic manufacturing across the semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
clinical attendanceHurdle requirement 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
one 10-minute individual oral practice examination (equivalent to 1,000 words)Hurdle requirement 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
one 15-minute group oral clinical report (equivalent to 1,500 words)25 02, 03, 04
one 30-minute clinical practice examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
one 750-word case study report25 02, 03, 04
one individual practical task (300-word equivalent)Hurdle requirement 07
two competency checklistsHurdle requirement 01, 06, 07

Melbourne, 2016, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 51
One 3.0 hours workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orthotic manufacturing across the semester."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 51
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Facilitated learning sessions."

Practical Week: 31 - 51
One 3.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"36 hours of clinical practice spread across the semester."

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 51
Eight 8.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-week external placement (4x8-hour days per week = 64 hours) at the end of semester 2."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
clinical attendanceHurdle requirement 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
one 10-minute individual oral practice examination (equivalent to 1,000 words)Hurdle requirement 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
one 15-minute group oral clinical report (equivalent to 1,500 words)25 02, 03, 04
one 30-minute clinical practice examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
one 750-word case study report25 02, 03, 04
one individual practical task (300-word equivalent)Hurdle requirement 07
two competency checklistsHurdle requirement 01, 06, 07