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Unit of Study PDT30001 - Management and Treatment of the High Risk Foot (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 critically appraise the evidence pertaining to the assessment and management of the high-risk foot
2 assess foot complication risk in at-risk populations
3 assess the clinical presentation of the acute and chronic high-risk foot
4 apply practical skills to assess, prevent and treat the high-risk foot
5 safely and appropriately manage acute foot wounds and those in remission
6 demonstrate competence in a clinical multi-disciplinary high-risk foot setting

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

  1. critically appraise the evidence pertaining to the assessment and management of the high-risk foot
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. assess foot complication risk in at-risk populations
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. assess the clinical presentation of the acute and chronic high-risk foot
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. apply practical skills to assess, prevent and treat the high-risk foot
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. safely and appropriately manage acute foot wounds and those in remission
    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate competence in a clinical multi-disciplinary high-risk foot setting
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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