CUTANEOUS SCIENCE OF THE FOOT

POD3CSF

2020

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.

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SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPodiatric dermatology PDF chaptersPrescribedDiscipline of Podiatry, 2015School of Allied Health
ReadingsDermatology: An Illustrated Coloured Text)PreliminaryGawkrodger, Arden- Jones 2016; 6th ednElsevier Health Sciences

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply evidence-based practice to assess and diagnose dermatological disorders of the lower extremity.

Activities:
Online lectures and images. Group discussions. Video interviews with experts.

02. Select and justify treatment(s) of dermatological disorders of the lower extremity.

Activities:
Online lectures and images. Group discussions. Video interviews with experts.

03. Create referrals to appropriate health practitioners using correct professional language.

Activities:
Online lectures. Group discussions. Video interviews with experts.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.5 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Blended online material will be provided each week (equivalent of 2.5 hours per week). "

Seminar Week: 43 - 43
One 6.0 hours 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."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-min online test (equivalent to 500 words)15 01, 02, 03
1,000 word individual essay & 10 min grp oral presentation(330 words per student). Essay comprises 30% of mark and group presentation 10% of mark 3 students per group40 01, 02
One 2 hour written examination (equivalent to 2000 words) 45 01, 02