PODI5513 Advanced Podiatric Surgery

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit develops a patient centred approach to the investigation and management of common foot pathologies. Students undertake tuition in the selection of elective podiatric surgical procedures, the principles of internal fixation and post-operative care of the surgical patient. The diagnosis and management of post-operative complications is considered in a multidisciplinary context.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of common podiatric surgical procedures, their indications, application and postoperative management of selected digital, lesser metatarsal, first ray, mid- and hind-foot deformities.; (2) demonstrate knowledge of the diagnosis and management of postoperative complications, both local and general in the elective podiatric surgical patient.; (3) demonstrate an understanding of therapeutic drug prescribing relevant to management of the podiatric surgical patient.; and (4) demonstrate communication skills with senior students and academic peers.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) Written assessment/s; (2) written examination/s; and (3) oral presentation. 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 written examination/s component.

Supplementary assessment is available for students currently enrolled in the unit who obtain a mark of 45 to 49 overall and a mark of at least 45 in any Failed Components.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Hannah Chun
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Doctor of Podiatric Surgery (90830)
or
Doctor of Podiatry (90820)
Contact hours
Lectures 15 x 1 hour
Workshop/s: 15 hours
Texts

Mann’s Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, 2-Volume Set / 9th Edition [Authors: Michael Coughlin Charles Saltzman Robert B. Anderson]

 

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