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Faculty & College
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 https://www.scu.edu.au/health/health-placements/. 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:
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
Prescribed learning resources
- No prescribed texts.
Enclosed footwear is required for teaching activities held in laboratory spaces.
Clinic uniform must be worn during all placement activities. Please see clinic manual for further information.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
Commonwealth Supported courses
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