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Unit of Study PODR2012 Work Integrated Learning in Pedorthics II (2023)

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    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 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.

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:

demonstrate advanced skills to work as a safe, competent pedorthic practitioner

demonstrate a professional level of case management skills consistent with a beginning pedorthic practitioner

provide person-centred pedorthic advice and appliances for complex/high risk cases

display high standards of professional and ethical conduct consistent with a beginning pedorthic practitioner

communicate competently and professionally, and present a case study consistent with the requirements of a beginning pedorthic practitioner

critically review pedorthic practice.

evaluate quality and develop quality improvement activities for pedorthic service delivery.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Placement 40 hrs (7 wks)
Case studySR
Viva voceSR
Clinical skillsSR
Learning portfolioSR
Clinical skillsSR

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Baumgartner, R, Möller, M & Stinus, H, 2016, Pedorthics: Foot disorders, foot orthoses, footwear, C. Maurer, Germany.
  • Postema, K, Schott, K-H, Janisse, D & Rommers, GM, 2018, Pedorthic footwear; Assessment and treatment, 1, Foundation BERJALAN, Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-818194-5-9.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Personal protective equipment as appropriate and indicated by the facility/site to be worn

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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