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Unit of Study PDT20001 - Internal Clinical Placement (2014)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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 Define treatment modalities used within a clinical context
2 identify the theoretical concepts associated with working in a clinical setting
3 Interpret clinical systems, procedures and medical records in podiatric practice
4 Understand and demonstrate the importance of professionalism, communication, informed consent, patient confidentiality and privacy as defined by the Freedom of Information Act and privacy principles
5 Demonstrate safe nail care and skin debridement techniques on healthy clients

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

  1. Define treatment modalities used within a clinical context
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. identify the theoretical concepts associated with working in a clinical setting
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. Interpret clinical systems, procedures and medical records in podiatric practice
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. Understand and demonstrate the importance of professionalism, communication, informed consent, patient confidentiality and privacy as defined by the Freedom of Information Act and privacy principles
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  5. Demonstrate safe nail care and skin debridement techniques on healthy clients
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.