PODI5304 Podiatric Research Project

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
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.
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.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (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)
Dr Kenneth Lee
Unit rules
completion of all Level 2 units within the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

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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