INTRODUCTION TO PROSTHETIC MANAGEMENT

POR2MUL

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the theoretical basis for, and the clinical practice of prosthetic management. This subject is designed to introduce foundational concepts of prosthetic device prescription and principles of clinical management. Key concepts will include prosthetic assessment skills, socket design, suspension and alignment.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClaudia Doebrich

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

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPOR4MUL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

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. Discuss the key elements of prosthetic design and function
02. Conduct safe clinical assessments and analyse findings to determine clinical outcomes for clients requiring Prosthetic management
03. Select, apply and review prostheses to meet treatment objectives
04. Communicate clearly and coherently to clients and health professionals, the selection of prostheses to manage common pathologies.

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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-ordinatorClaudia Doebrich

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
students in independent lab sessions with OH S oversight.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1 hour Written Examination (1000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3

One written prosthetic management assignment (1300 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One Prosthetics Project (1500 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4