TRENDS IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS
Credit points: 15
In this subject students are introduced to the historical context of prosthetics and orthotics profession through a review of key developments in the profession in the Australian and global context. The content will focus on specific trends in prosthetics and orthotics, research in the professional environment, clinical developments based on evidence based practice, technology in prosthetics and orthotics, the impact of global issues on prosthetic and orthotic care and services, changes to the environment of care and the professional role of the current day clinician.
SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorGregory Halford
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZPOTC and have passed HLT1IPP
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
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 10-14, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGregory Halford
Two 3.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Pre-clinical preparation for POR3CPE"
|Written assessment (2000 words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|One 20 minute group oral presentation and poster submission (750 words equivalent per student) Students will be required to give an oral presentation and submit a poster in groups regarding a technological advance in Prosthetics and Orthotics.||N/A||N/A||No||25||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|Test (1000 words equivalent) 1 hour test plus additional 10 minutes reading time consisting of multiple choice, short answer and long answer questions||N/A||N/A||No||25||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|