SPINAL AND LIMB FRACTURES
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will explore the context and practice of acute clinical management of clients requiring orthotic and/or prosthetic interventions. This subject is designed to develop your understanding of the role of the orthotist in the acute health care setting and the principles and clinical applications of orthotic devices for conditions including fracture management, pre and post-surgical management and other acute injuries and presentations.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorRenee Mackenzie
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZPOTC or HZHPO and have passed HBS2SUM and POR2PGC
Co-requisitesPOR3CAT AND HBS3PBD
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsOnly available to students enrolled in Prosthetics and Orthotics (or students prospectively enrolling in Prosthetics and Orthotics GEMS)
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Functional Fracture Bracing
PublisherLIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS
Practical Fracture Treatment
Apley's System of Orthopaedics and Fractures
AuthorSolomon, L., Warwick, D. and Navagam, S.
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-ordinatorRenee Mackenzie
Laboratory ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1000-word individual case study
One 1200-word Laboratory portfolio project
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One 2 hour end of semester written examination (2000 words equiv)
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