PODIATRIC POPULATIONS A

POD2PNA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Podiatrists require knowledge and understanding of the complex issues and specific needs related to the management of paediatric, geriatric and indigenous patients relevant to podiatry practice. In this subject, students will learn about the specific needs of these population groups and issues that may affect their care management, including the potential role of other health professionals. Students will discuss factors relating to effective translation of health care information to paediatric, geriatric and Indigenous patients and their carers. Students will engage with online resources, published journal articles, case studies and face-to-face workshops, to acquire skills and knowledge.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDaniel Bonanno

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following course codes: HHPOD and must have passed: POD1CSF or equivalent, HBS2ALF or equivalent, HBS2PAT or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Merriman's assessment of the lower limb

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorYates, B

Year2012

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE/ELSEVIER,

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Foot Problems in Older People: assessment and management

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMenz, Hylton B

Year2008

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChurchill LIVINGSTONE/ELSEVIER

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Summarise complex social and physical issues relevant to podiatric practice for paediatric, geriatric and Indigenous populations.
02. Outline the specific needs of paediatric, geriatric and Indigenous populations that may affect their management.
03. Discuss factors relating to effective translation of health care information to paediatric, geriatric and Indigenous patients and their carers.
04. Explain the potential role of other health professionals in the care of a paediatric, geriatric and Indigenous patient.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniel Bonanno

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 4.00 h directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual 1250 word assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

One 2 hour examination (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4