UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

PODI5308 Podiatric Seminars

Credit 6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content A series of seminars are 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 are able to (1) identify experts in the field of podiatric medicine, surgery and related disciplines; (2) identify and discuss contemporary issues in podiatric medicine and surgery; (3) explore and critically evaluate the literature in relevant areas of podiatric medicine and surgery; and (4) summarise and present key information in relevant areas of podiatric medicine and surgery.
Assessment This comprises seminar presentations and an end-of-semester assignment.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Jennifer Bryant
Unit rules
Prerequisites: completion of all Level 2 units in Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/PODI5308/SEM-1/2017

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