PODIATRIC PRACTICE F

POD5PPF

2017

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, HZLLPP Bachelor of Applied Science 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.

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.

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

Activities:
Case studies. Clinical learning session.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorByron Perrin

Class requirements

Practical Week: 28 - 28
Four 7.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 29 - 51
One 40.0 days placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical Practicum for 32 hours per week over 10 weeks"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 4.0 days placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Private placement- 35 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical VIVA patient and case study (20-mins each) plus individual oral reporting (4,500 words)50 01, 02, 03
Clinical hours complete. Demonstrates competency 2 formative assessments Clinical skills log Hurdle requirement Must pass placement 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, 2017, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKim Holmes

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 27 - 52
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical Workshops Block 1: week 29-33 Block 2: week 34-38 Block 3:week 39-43"

WorkShop Week: 27 - 52
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Week 29 workshop"

Practical Week: 29 - 43
One 3.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Practical Surgical Clinic Block 1: week 29-33 Block 2: week 34-38 Block 3:week 39-43"

Practical Week: 47 - 47
Five 6.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 47 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One Week of Seasonal Clinic 5 days of 6 hours Internal Student Clinic"

Practical Week: 29 - 44
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Internal Student Clinic"

Lecture Week: 28 - 28
One 7.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One day Orientation for Semester 2 subjects"

Practical Week: 29 - 44
One 4.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Internal Student Clinic"

Practical Week: 29 - 44
One 6.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Internal Student Clinic"

Placement - Off Site Week: 29 - 44
One 7.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One week of private practice (35 hours)"

Placement - Off Site Week: 29 - 44
One 20.0 days placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 44 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)50 01, 02, 03
Clinical hours complete. Demonstrates competency 2 formative assessments Clinical skills log Hurdle requirement Must pass placement 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