PODIATRIC PRACTICE E
Credit points: 30
In this subject you will apply and extend your understanding of assessment and management of lower limb pathologies and explore surgical and pharmacological interventions in managing podiatric pathologies in the context of evidence and enquiry-based practices. The subject will complement and align with units of POD5HRF and POD5MCF. You will develop your patient management skills through clinical practice at the University's on-site podiatry clinic and through the Clinical Network schools. You will participate in a range of health care and human service activities, enhancing your understanding of organisation culture in various health settings. Some activities will be taught out of standard teaching weeks. Within the environment of the Clinical Network schools, you will consolidate and enhance clinical practice and management in various clinical practice settings for a five-week period to enable continuity and evaluation of your patient management.
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 the following subjects (POD5HRF and POD5PPD) and must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZLLPP, HZHPOD, HMPOD
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject
Total hours/days required240 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 04-30, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShan Bergin
LectureWeek: 6 - 6
One 6.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 6 - 9
One 3.00 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
Pre-clinic placement on site clinic- internal clinic space HS1.67
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
Twenty four 7.00 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinic placement external Allocated by discipline
PracticalWeek: 27 - 28
Two 3.00 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinic placement onsite clinic (seasonal clinic) Internal clinic HS1.67 Allocated by discipline
PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinic Placement -on-site clinic (surgery clinic) Internal clinic HS1.67 Allocated by discipline not central
PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 3.00 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinic placement on site clinic Internal clinic HS1.67 Allocated by discipline
WorkShopWeek: 6 - 9
Twelve 2.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
Schedule In HS3 thurs or Friday during this time rooms close together
WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Four 2.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Clinical learning sessions to correspond with clinical practice and subjects in curriculum
Clinical participation and two formative competency checklists (equiv to 4,500 words per student). Hurdle requirement - compulsory attendance to clinical learning sessions. These are key learning activities associated with understanding of assessment and management of lower limb pathologies required to meet Podiatry professional standards.
Summative and formative ongoing feedback in written and verbal form throughout all clinical placements
|Practical demonstration||Individual||Yes||0||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
1.5 hours clinical written examination (1500 words equivalent).
|Other written exam||Individual||No||40||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6|
Five 600-word reflections on clinical experience (equiv to 1,500 words per student)
|Assignment||Individual||No||30||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7|
One 1,500-word individual clinical case study report
|Report||Individual||No||30||SILO2, SILO3, SILO5|