INTRODUCTION TO PROSTHETIC MANAGEMENT
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorClaudia Doebrich
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HHPRO
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClaudia Doebrich
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.
One 1 hour Written Examination (1000 word equivalent)
One written prosthetic management assignment (1300 word equivalent)
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One Prosthetics Project (1500 word equivalent)
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