CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS A

POR5CEA

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be provided with the opportunity to apply and extend their knowledge of Prosthetics and Orthotics in a clinical setting. Upon successful completion of this subject, students must have demonstrated their ability to provide clinical and technical prosthetic and/or orthotic professional services under the guidance of a clinical supervisor. Emphasis is placed on providing students with an opportunity to develop their assessment, skills, while participating as a team member within their allocated clinical facility.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorLouise Puli

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPOR3ETT AND POR4EFA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents may need to undertake placement in rural and interstate settings.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

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Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPebble Pad

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPebble Pad

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required245 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Communicate effectively with clients and other health professionals in a clinical environment using contemporary methods to analyse, interpret and / or educate.
02. Perform a safe, efficient and effective client assessment, supported by evidence based practice to inform, justify and evaluate services provided.
03. Act with personal autonomy and accountability demonstrating appropriate clinical behaviour including collaborative team practice and effective time management.
04. Prescribe, justify and provide orthotic and prosthetic clinical services and treatment, including client education, fitting and review of devices, in collaboration with clinical supervisors.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Puli

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 7 - 8
Four 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students will attend two morning and afternoon sessions in week 7 and 8

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 6 - 24
One 35.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 7-week clinical block placement

SeminarWeek: 23 - 24
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
One half-day symposium for OSCE preparation in week 24

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One completed assessment workbook, equivalent to (4,000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 60-minute individual clinical exam (OSCE) and one 10-minute exam (3,000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Two clinical justifications (equivalent to 2000 words) An ISBAR oral handover and clinical justification letter.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 28-46, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Puli

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 28 - 30
Four 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students will attend two morning and afternoon sessions in week 28 and 30

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 28 - 46
One 35.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 7-week clinical block placement

SeminarWeek: 46 - 46
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
One half-day symposium for OSCE preparation in week 46

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One completed assessment workbook, equivalent to (4,000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 60-minute individual clinical exam (OSCE) and one 10-minute exam (3,000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Two clinical justifications (equivalent to 2000 words) An ISBAR oral handover and clinical justification letter.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4