PODIATRY PROJECT

POD5PPJ

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will work collaboratively to develop knowledge and skills in using project management methodology to plan, implement and evaluate health, social and environmental change programs to prevent illness and promote health. In groups, you will develop an appreciation of theoretical frameworks, processes and practices for the development and delivery of quality improvement programs. The subject will focus on project management skills and design to conceptualise, scope and plan a program that addresses a community/population health based issue relevant to podiatry. This subject culminates in a series of group student presentations that highlight completed projects.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed subject POD5PPE and must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZLLPP, HZHPOD, HMPOD

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

Project management in Health and Community Services. Getting good ideas to work

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDwyer, J. Liang, Z. Thiessen, V & Martini, A.

Year2019

Edition/Volume3rd EDITION

PublisherALLEN AND UNWIN

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Project Management: principles, processes and Practice

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHartley, S

Year2008

Edition/Volume2nd Edition

PublisherFRENCH'S FOREST: PEARSON EDUCATION

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Managing health programs and projects

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLongest, B.B

Year2004

Edition/Volume1st Edition

PublisherJOSSEY-BASS. SAN FRANCISCO

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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. Critically reflect on different models of continuous quality improvement and how they are applied to podiatry practice in the health care system.
02. Work collaboratively to apply the principles of project management in the design of quality improvement projects.
03. Implement and evaluate projects in teams, within an allocated time frame as determined by project plans.
04. Work collaboratively, to critically reflect on the outcomes of projects in terms of effectiveness, sustainability and recommendations for the future.
05. Communicate project processes and outcomes as a team, to a range of stakeholders.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicoletta Frescos

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h directed reading per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Review resources supporting your project implementation process (i.e. view audio-visual recordings [lectures] and other material)

Evidence Based LearningWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 43 - 43
One 8.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised ResearchWeek: 33 - 43
One 1.00 h supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Project implementation (data collection and analysis)

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 39
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
Face to face lectures, review of student projects, feedback and Q&A

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x 30 minute quiz (500 words equiv) and one x 60 minute quiz (1000 words equiv)1st quiz = 5%2nd quiz = 10%

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

2000 word discussion paperDiscussion on one objective of the project goal using SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time bound) and how the objective will be evaluated

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3

Group program plan and GANTT chart (1500 words equivalent per student)Students work in groups of five

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3

One 2500-word project report

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 15 minute group presentation (300 words equiv per student) and preparation

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5