Students complete 200 hours of work integrated learning under the supervision of one or more podiatry clinicians in this final external work integrated learning unit. Students will apply the skills and knowledge acquired throughout their degree whilst undertaking professional experience placements in urban, regional, rural or remote settings.
This capstone unit addresses professional capabilities within the following domains set out by the Podiatry Board:
- Domain 1: Podiatrist
- Domain 2: Professional and ethical practitioner
- Domain 3: Communicator and collaborator
- Domain 4: Lifelong learner
- Domain 5: Quality and risk manager
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||conduct and interpret podiatric assessments at an advanced level|
|2||demonstrate high standards of professional, safe, and ethical practice and clinical reasoning|
|3||develop and conduct effective interventions at an advanced level|
|4||create and maintain appropriate client records, reports and other required documentation|
|5||demonstrate ability to participate at an advanced professional level in activities and duties relevant to a centre/service|
|6||demonstrate and practice a high level of initiative, reflective practice and self-direction consistent with a beginning podiatry practitioner|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- conduct and interpret podiatric assessments at an advanced level
- demonstrate high standards of professional, safe, and ethical practice and clinical reasoning
- develop and conduct effective interventions at an advanced level
- create and maintain appropriate client records, reports and other required documentation
- demonstrate ability to participate at an advanced professional level in activities and duties relevant to a centre/service
- demonstrate and practice a high level of initiative, reflective practice and self-direction consistent with a beginning podiatry practitioner
Prescribed Learning Resources
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Teaching and assessment
|Placement 200 hrs (Across the Term)|
|Professional development log||SR|
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