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Unit of Study PODR2003 Work Integrated Learning in Podiatry I (2024)

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    UG Coursework Unit

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  • Placement


  • Enrolment information

    This unit contains Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities that require students to meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL activity. Full details are available at

Learning outcomes

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:

reflect on learning in the clinical environment and develop learning plans

demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills with diverse client groups

demonstrate competency and capability with clinical systems, procedures and medical records in podiatric practice

apply and practice within relevant legal and regulatory frameworks

perform physical examination and provide safe care to healthy clients

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Placement 136 hours (Across Terms)
Laboratory 6 hours (2 weeks)

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
    1. Students must purchase their own instrumentation prior to commencement of clinical placement – details on cost and the purchase process will be provided during week one.
    2. Students must wear their SCU uniform during clinic hours, including closed-in black footwear (this does not include runners). Students must wear black trousers (cargo pants and jeans are not acceptable).

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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