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Unit of Study PDT10001 - Introduction to Podiatry and Pedorthics (2017)

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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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe the roles and responsibilities of Podiatrists/Pedorthists
2 develop a case study that examines the efficacy of Podiatric/Pedorthic interventions using evidence-based practice
3 identify and apply the dimensions of mobility and the nature of independent functioning across the lifespan
4 describe the general impact of gait and mobility disorders using the International Classification of Functioning framework
5 exhibit professional and ethical behaviour in a workplace environment.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe the roles and responsibilities of Podiatrists/Pedorthists
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. develop a case study that examines the efficacy of Podiatric/Pedorthic interventions using evidence-based practice
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. identify and apply the dimensions of mobility and the nature of independent functioning across the lifespan
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. describe the general impact of gait and mobility disorders using the International Classification of Functioning framework
    • GA4:
  5. exhibit professional and ethical behaviour in a workplace environment.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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