Provides students with the opportunity to complete a 10 week (400 hr) advanced fieldwork placement under the supervision of one or more podiatry clinicians. Students undertake learning experiences to consolidate and further develop professional behaviours and competencies, and integrate and apply theory and skills. The unit enables students to demonstrate clinical reasoning and reflective practice at an advanced and complex level.
Field work placement in an urban, regional, rural or remote setting - 10 weeks (400 hours). Fieldwork activities will include a weekly case conference with the clinical supervisor/s. Students will further develop their portfolio.
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||demonstrate high standards of professional and ethical practice and clinical reasoning||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|2||conduct relevant podiatric assessments at an advanced level||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||develop and conduct effective intervention in direct client care and case management||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|4||create and maintain appropriate client records, reports and other required documentation||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|5||participate at an advanced professional level in activities and duties relevant to a centre/service||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|6||demonstrate and practice a high level of initiative and self-direction consistent with a beginning podiatry practitioner||Creativity||Ethical practice|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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