CLINICAL ORTHOTICS 2

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2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will investigate the evidence that underpins the orthotic management of the lower limb in clinical practice. This includes an in-depth exploration of the principles, prescription considerations, and treatment processes associated with the lower limb. Evidence based orthotic treatment of various pathologies and conditions will be presented in the context of current clinical practice.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNathan Collins

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HHPRO and have passed POR1COF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPOR3EOF

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Pocket Podiatry: Footwear and Foot Orthoses

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWilliams & Nester

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChurchill Livingstone

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BRUKNER & KHAN'S CLINICAL SPORTS

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrukner, Peter et al.

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMcGraw-Hill Australia

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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. Appraise clinical and research evidence of the orthotic management for a range of common foot and ankle pathologies
02. Apply judgement and initiative to safely undertake clinical assessments of the lower limb in regards to musculoskeletal and neurological function.
03. Review and analyse pathomechanics, gait deviations, orthotic mechanics, orthoses designs to inform treatment procedures for clients with a range of common lower limb disorders
04. Identify and justify selection of materials, components and fabrication techniques to meet the functional needs of a range of clients with common lower limb disorders

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNathan Collins

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Assessment and Fitting of Prefabricated Foot Orthoses and Clinical Report (1250 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Assessment and Fitting of Custom Foot Orthoses and Clinical Report (1500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One hour end-of-semester written exam (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3