PODIATRIC PRACTICE F

POD5PPF

2016

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will consolidate and further develop, integrate and enhance their knowledge in podiatry principles and theoretical concepts for the management of lower limb pathologies using a patient-centred approach through clinical practice at the University's onsite Podiatry clinical and through the Clinical Network Schools. Students will learn to develop implement and evaluate patient-focused management plans for general and specific population groups, incorporating orthotic, surgical and pharmaceutical intervention. Professional placements will be in rural and metropolitan areas to expose students to different clinical settings and health care approaches. Some activities will be taught out of normal teaching weeks.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKim Holmes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects from (POD5PPE,POD5MCF). Must be enrolled in one of the following courses:HZHPOD,HZHPDB,HZHPDS,HZHPDM,HZHPDW - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice, HMPOD - Master of Podiatric Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students will be allocated to clinical schools, private and professional agencies for their placements.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. -Use evidence based and patient-centred approach, assess, diagnose and manage more complex lower limb pathologies in various clinical contexts.

Activities:
Skills or competency check list. Clinical learning sessions. Clinical practicum. Case studies. LMS postings on reflection of clinical experiences.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Communication (Communication)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

02. Using an evidence-based approach prescribe, manufacture and customise foot othoses for complex lower limb pathologies of special population groups.

Activities:
Skills and competency check list. Construction of custom-made othoses. Clinical learning sessions. Clinical practicum. Case study.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Communication (Communication)

03. Apply practical knowledge of pharmacology to drug therapy in podiatric practice

Activities:
Case studies. Clinical learning session.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Communication (Communication)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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

WorkShop Week: 31 - 51
One 1.0 days workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"a one-day orientation and learning program within their clinical placement"

Seminar Week: 31 - 51
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One day pre-clinical program"

Practical Week: 31 - 51
One 6.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One week of internal summer clinic (30 hours)"

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.
"110 hours of internal clinical practice over the semester"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 51
One 7.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One week of private practice (35 hours)"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 51
One 4.0 days placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical practicum that is conducted for 32 hours per week for a five week period (160 hours)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
clinical VIVA patient and case study (20-mins each) plus individual oral reporting (4,500 words)VIVA-face to face oral examination50 01, 02, 03
clinical participation and 2 formative competency checklists and Clinical skills log (1,000 words)Hurdle requirement 01, 02, 03
five 600-word reflections on clinical experience (1,000 individual word equivalent in total)20 01, 02, 03
two 1,250-word individual clinical case study reports30 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2016, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKim Holmes

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 51
One 4.0 days placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical practicum that is conducted for 32 hours per week for a five week period (160 hours)"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 51
One 7.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One week of private practice (35 hours)"

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.
"110 hours of internal clinical practice over the semester"

Practical Week: 31 - 51
One 6.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One week of internal summer clinic (30 hours)"

Seminar Week: 31 - 51
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One day pre-clinical program"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 51
One 1.0 days workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"a one-day orientation and learning program within their clinical placement"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
clinical VIVA patient and case study (20-mins each) plus individual oral reporting (4,500 words)VIVA-face to face oral examination50 01, 02, 03
clinical participation and 2 formative competency checklists and Clinical skills log (1,000 words)Hurdle requirement 01, 02, 03
five 600-word reflections on clinical experience (1,000 individual word equivalent in total)20 01, 02, 03
two 1,250-word individual clinical case study reports30 01, 02, 03