PODI5304 Podiatric Research Project

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit provides students with an opportunity to design and conduct a minor research project on a scientific or clinical problem related to podiatric practice. It includes research planning, writing a proposal, ethics, data management and dissemination. This unit runs over both first and second semesters.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) critically evaluate the literature relevant to the research topic; (2) describe the research methods employed, analyse and discuss results obtained from the podiatric research project; (3) write a podiatric research project report in manuscript form; (4) construct a research proposal including an ethics application (if applicable), suitable for submission to the UWA Human Research Ethics Committee; (5) create and present a PowerPoint presentation summarising the podiatric research project; and (6) demonstrate the ability to work in small groups including problem solving and delegation skills.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) research project report; (2) seminar presentation of project; and (3) supervisor/coordinator mark. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Barry Iacopetta
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
completion of all Level 2 units within the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Texts

Formative assessment will be the response to suggestions and feedback given by the supervisor and unit coordinator on drafts of the ethics application, report and seminar (10%).
Summative assessment will be the marks for report and seminar (70% + 20%).

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