CUTANEOUS SCIENCE OF THE FOOT

POD3CSF

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop your understanding of dermatology with respect to the foot and lower extremity. You will complete a program of theoretical underpinnings of the area, supplemented with virtual experiences that are used to develop your understanding of dermatological conditions commonly encountered in podiatric practice. .

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZLLPP - Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice

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

Podiatric dermatology PDF chapters

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDiscipline of Podiatry

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSchool of Allied Health

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Dermatology: An Illustrated Coloured Text)

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGawkrodger, Arden- Jones

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherElsevier Health Sciences

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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. Apply evidence-based practice to assess and diagnose dermatological disorders of the lower extremity.
02. Select and justify treatments of dermatological disorders of the lower extremity.
03. Create referrals to appropriate health practitioners using correct professional language.

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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-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 43 - 43
One 6.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students will present group presentations during this scheduled seminar.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.50 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Blended online material will be provided each week (equivalent of 2.5 hours per week).

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-min online test (equivalent to 500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

1,000 word individual essay & 10 min grp oral presentation(330 words per student).Essay comprises 30% of mark and group presentation 10% of mark3 students per group

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

One 2 hour written examination (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2