Credit points: 15
In this subject students will develop their understanding of indications for appropriate drug therapies. Authentic clinical cases and enquiry-based activities are used to develop the student's understanding of prescribing issues in commonly encountered conditions in the context of evidence-based practice. The pharmacokinetics, dynamics and prescription protocols for schedule 4 drugs of interest to the podiatrist are covered in detail. The adverse effects and potential complications of these drugs are also discussed.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorJames Gerrard
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must have passed POD4PPC or equivalent Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZLLPP or HMPOD All other students require coordinator's approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
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
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Gerrard
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
some lectures will be shorter.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
20 hours of online case study tasks across the semester.
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Case study quizzes (multiple choice and short answer) (equiv to 1,600-words)
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One 2-hour written examination (equiv to 2,000-words)
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One team presentation (7 minutes per person) (equiv to 900-words)