Introduces the dimensions of gait and mobility and the impact of gait and mobility disorders. The unit also provides a platform for students to begin to learn about the Podiatry and Pedorthics professions, their associated roles and responsibilities and the treatment modalities utilised within each discipline.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Describe the role of Podiatrists and Pedorthists and the treatment modalities||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||Demonstrate an understanding of the dimensions of mobility and the nature of independent functioning across the lifespan||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|3||Classify the gait and mobility disorders and related terminology||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Describe the general impact of gait and mobility disorders using the ICF framework||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Explain the history and development of the Podiatry and Pedorthics professions||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|6||Develop case studies of the Podiatrist and Pedorthist's role within interdisciplinary practice||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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