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Unit of Study PDT20006 - Principles and Practice of Pedorthics II (2020)

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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 assess and explain the limitations of the compromised lower limb and develop a treatment plan
2 describe the process and take a three dimensional representation of the relevant part(s) of the lower limb
3 apply principles of custom-making footwear, orthotic appliances and functional and fashionable design
4 demonstrate competence in manufacturing and fitting a finished pedorthic appliance
5 conduct diagnostic fitting tests

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

  1. assess and explain the limitations of the compromised lower limb and develop a treatment plan
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. describe the process and take a three dimensional representation of the relevant part(s) of the lower limb
    • GA4:
  3. apply principles of custom-making footwear, orthotic appliances and functional and fashionable design
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate competence in manufacturing and fitting a finished pedorthic appliance
    • GA4:
  5. conduct diagnostic fitting tests
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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