PODI6533 Internal Clinical Podiatry Practicum III

Credit
12 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
The clinical podiatry practicum units train students in a structured manner in the assessment and treatment of the high-risk, and/or in elective, foot surgical pathologies. Specific instruction in this unit focuses on the further attainment of surgical skills and knowledge of forefoot surgical procedures.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of hallux valgus/limitus and lesser metatarsal surgical procedures; (2) demonstrate an increasing level of surgical knowledge and competence in forefoot surgical procedures; (3) demonstrate increasing competence in pre- and post-operative assessment and management of forefoot surgical procedures; (4) demonstrate effective patient and health practitioner communication; (5) demonstrate safe operating room protocol; (6) demonstrate ability to maintain accurate patient record; (7) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical settings; and (8) demonstrate competency in patient education and teaching of the clinical and surgical knowledge to peers.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment/s; (2) in training assessment/s; (3) written examination/s; and (4) professional behaviour assessment. 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 behaviour assessment component.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Reza Naraghi
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
PODI6532 Internal Clinical Podiatry Practicum II
Contact hours
clinical placement: 14 hours per week for 18 weeks
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Non-standard teaching period [TS-Y-1A_2019]
Non-standard teaching period [TS-Y-6_2019]
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