MEDICAL CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE FOOT

POD5MCF

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will further develop their competencies in pathophysiology by evaluating general medical conditions that affect the foot. The subject investigates rheumatology, neurology, cardiology, endocrine, renal, respiratory, oncology and general dermatology conditions that affect the foot and the podiatric management of these persons. Those medical conditions that are more common in podiatric practice and put the foot at high risk for complications (eg. diabetes and peripheral vascular disease) have already been evaluated in POD5HRF.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdam Bird

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed subject (POD4PAM). Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHPOD, HZHPDB,HZHPDM,HZHPDS,HZHPDW - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice, HMPOD,HMPODB - Master of Podiatric Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate assessment strategies of complex medical conditions for which the foot or lower limb are involved.

Activities:
Group discussions. Video interviews of people with different conditions.

02. Critically analyse the differential diagnoses for a foot-involved medical condition, with a view to determining differential and provisional diagnoses.

Activities:
Group discussions.

03. Analyse treatment methods of medical conditions with foot and lower limb involvement, combining evidence-based knowledge with information derived from the progressive and individual response of the patient involved.

Activities:
Group discussions.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Three hours per week minimum expected per week to view online learning content."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 15-min group oral presentation (equiv to 1250 words)30 01, 02, 03
one 2000-word assignment50 01, 02, 03
three online group discussions (equiv to 750 words)20 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdam Bird

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Three hours per week minimum expected per week to view online learning content."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 15-min group oral presentation (equiv to 1250 words)30 01, 02, 03
one 2000-word assignment50 01, 02, 03
three online group discussions (equiv to 750 words)20 01, 02, 03