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UG Coursework Unit
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Must have completed or be currently enrolled in PODR2011 - Work Integrated Learning in Pedorthics I
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:
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
Prescribed learning resources
- 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.
Personal protective equipment as appropriate and indicated by the facility/site to be worn
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
Commonwealth Supported courses
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