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Please note this unit has assessments scheduled in Week 7 which will require attendance on-campus. Details will be provided closer to the time. This unit contains professional experience learning/laboratory activities that require students to meet mandatory compliance requirements prior to attending. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in you being unable to undertake the Professional Experience Learning and/or stipulated Laboratory Activity which may result in failure of the unit. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements Please note: Full Covid-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement associated with the placement element of this unit of study. This requirement has been stipulated by the placement providers. It is strongly recommended that only students who meet this requirement enrol in this unit.
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:
identify structures of the human nail and describe their function
identify musculoskeletal structures of the lower limbs and describe their function
identify neurovascular structures of the lower limbs and describe their function
identify surface anatomy structures of the lower limbs
identify phases and key features of the human walking gait cycle
use basic biomechanical principles to predict muscle and joint actions
use anatomical knowledge and problem solving techniques to assess lower limb function and dysfunction in a clinical setting
Prescribed learning resources
- Logan, BM & Hutchings, RT, 2011, McMinn's Color Atlas of Foot and Ankle Anatomy, 4th edn, Elsevier Health Sciences. ISBN: 9780323056151.
Closed-in footwear and lab coats required for all laboratory sessions.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
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