2024 unit offering information will be available in November 2023
Builds on student’s knowledge of lower limb neurovascular disease and pathomechanics. Students learn about assessment and treatment of the at-risk foot including wound management. Includes engagement with case-based scenarios and placement experiences.
- Epidemiology and socioeconomic burden of the at risk foot
- Underlying pathologies of the at risk foot
- Assessment and risk stratification of the lower limb
- Wound prevention and management
- Biomechanics and offloading of the at risk foot
- Interprofessional skills in the prevention and management of the at risk foot
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||critically appraise the evidence pertaining to the assessment and management of the high-risk foot|
|2||assess foot complication risk in at-risk populations|
|3||assess the clinical presentation of the acute and chronic high-risk foot|
|4||apply practical skills to assess, prevent and treat the high-risk foot|
|5||safely and appropriately manage acute foot wounds and those in remission|
|6||demonstrate competence in a clinical multi-disciplinary high-risk foot setting|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- critically appraise the evidence pertaining to the assessment and management of the high-risk foot
- assess foot complication risk in at-risk populations
- assess the clinical presentation of the acute and chronic high-risk foot
- apply practical skills to assess, prevent and treat the high-risk foot
- safely and appropriately manage acute foot wounds and those in remission
- demonstrate competence in a clinical multi-disciplinary high-risk foot setting
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