PODI5516 Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Seminars

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
A series of seminars is presented by visiting podiatric and medical specialists and postgraduate students on topics of clinical interest. Students are encouraged to actively participate in discussing contemporary clinical and research issues relating to podiatric medicine and surgery. Students are expected to attend all seminar sessions and to actively contribute to the learning experience. Emphasis is placed on examining contemporary paradigms of clinical practice including the critical appraisal of journal articles by encouraging targeted literature searching skills.
Outcomes
Students gain an appreciation of current research and patient management techniques in podiatric medicine and surgery and related disciplines.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) seminar presentations and assignments (100 per cent) and (2) attendance at seminar or symposium (barrier). Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Jennifer Bryant
Contact hours
lectures/seminars: 2 hours per week
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