PODI6531 Internal Clinical Podiatry Practicum I
- 12 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- The clinical podiatry practicum units train students in a structured manner in the assessment and surgical management of common foot conditions. Specific instruction in this unit focuses on the development of surgical skills relating to forefoot surgical procedures.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate effective patient and health practitioner communication; (2) demonstrate safe operating room protocol; (3) demonstrate ability to maintain accurate patient records; (4) demonstrate an understanding of routine elective forefoot surgical procedures; (5) demonstrate knowledge of O-A fixation techniques; (6) demonstrate increasing competence in pre and intra-operative assessment and management of forefoot surgical procedures; (7) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical setting; and (8) demonstrate competency in patient education and teaching of the clinical and surgical knowledge to peers.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment/s; (2) in training assessment/s; (3) written examination/s; and (4) professional behaviour assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the professional behaviour assessment component.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Reza Naraghi
- Unit rules
- successful completion of DPS Group A units PODI5511 Advanced Podiatric Medicine I, PODI5512 Advanced Podiatric Medicine II , PODI5513 Advanced Podiatric Surgery, PODI5514 Podiatric Medicine Practicum, PODI5515 Podiatric Surgery Practicum, PUBH4401 Biostatistics I, PUBH5769 Biostatistics II
- Contact hours
- clinical placement: 14 hours per week for 18 weeks
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Non-standard teaching period [TS-Y-1A_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.