PODIATRIC PRACTICE F
Credit points: 30
In this subject you will consolidate and further develop, integrate and enhance your 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. You 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 you to different clinical settings and health care approaches. Some activities will be taught out of normal teaching weeks.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorShan Bergin
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must have passed POD5PPE and POD5MCF and must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZLLPP, HZHPOD, HMPOD
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsStudents will be allocated to clinical schools, private and professional agencies for their placements.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject
Total hours/days required265 hours
Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 30-50, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShan Bergin
LectureWeek: 30 - 30
One 6.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via online.
Orientation to Subject
LectureWeek: 47 - 47
One 6.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 47 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
Professional Issues Day
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 43
Twenty four 7.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinic placement external
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 50
Five 7.00 h placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
One week of private practice (35 hours)
PracticalWeek: 48 - 50
Three 3.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 48 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinic placement onsite clinic (seasonal clinic). Internal clinic HS1.67
PracticalWeek: 30 - 43
Twelve 3.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinic placement on-site clinic. Internal clinic HS1.67
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 30
Two 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical learning sessions to correspond with clinical practice and subjects in curriculum
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 43
Ten 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via online.
Workshops coincide with clinical practicum
Clinical Exam consisting of 3 cases (20 minutes each; 3000 words equivalent total)
|N/A||N/A||No||35||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
Five 800-word written Case Studies (4000 words equivalent total)5 case studies critically analysing podiatric guidelines of practice and applying these to clinical practice
|N/A||N/A||No||45||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
Two 1250-word individual clinical case study reports (2500 equivalent total)
|N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
Demonstrate clinical competencies on clinical placement (1000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement
|N/A||N/A||Yes||null||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|