PODI5308 Podiatric Seminars

6 points
Not available in 2020UWA (Perth)Face to face
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 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 research articles by encouraging targeted literature searching skills.
Students are able to (1) identify and discuss contemporary issues in podiatric medicine and surgery; (2) explore and critically evaluate the literature in selected relevant areas of podiatric medicine and surgery; (3) summarise and present key information in relevant areas of podiatric medicine and surgery; (4) work within a team, facilitate a small group and demonstrate presentation skills; and (5) demonstrate critical thinking ability and research skills to promote lifelong researchers and/or learners.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) assignment(s) and (2) in-training assessment(s). 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 in-training assessment(s) component.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Catherine Crabb
Unit rules
successful completion of PODI4205 Progression of Clinical Practice 2, PODI4206 Podiatric Medicine 4, PODI4207 Pharmacology for Podiatrists, PODI4208 Research Methods
Contact hours
face-to-face contact for up to 3 hours per week for 15 weeks
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