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Unit Overview

Description
Students continue to develop their research project by engaging with their research project team regularly and documenting these meetings appropriately. Students ensure their research project has been submitted to relevant ethics committees via appropriate means, and respond in a timely manner to any comments or communications to them regarding the research project. Students will work with their project supervisor / chief investigator to their timelines as presented in the project proposal from PODI3118 and PODI4224, to achieve ethics approval for the research project and may begin data collection as appropriate. Students may engage in data collection during this unit as part of their research project development, following achievement of approval from the relevant Ethics Committees to start the project.
Credit
0 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)External
Outcomes
Students are able to maintain progress of research project and/or scholarly activity.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: professional communication. 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 communication component.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Renee Silvester
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
1. Enrolment in Doctor of Podiatric Medicine 91870.
2. Successful completion of PODI3118 Research and Evidence in Practice and PODI4224 Research Project Planning
Co-requisites:
PODI4225 Podiatric Populations 2 (ID 7824) PODI4226 Clinical Podiatric Practice 4 (ID 7841) PODI4227 Podiatric Surgery and Clinical Therapeutics (ID 7842) PODI4228 The High Risk Foot (ID 7843)
Incompatibility:
Nil
Contact hours
2-4 hours per week, up to approximately 75 hours
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