UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

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
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/PODI5304/SEM-2/2017
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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