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Unit of Study PDT30001 - Management and Treatment of the High Risk Foot (2015)

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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 Differentiate between the normal and abnormal diabetic foot
3 Demonstrate an understanding of the clinical appearance of the acute and chronic high risk foot
4 Critique the specific approaches to assessment & management of lower limb ulceration
5 Demonstrate competence in a clinical multi-disciplinary high risk foot setting
6 Demonstrate safe and appropriate wound management techniques

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. Differentiate between the normal and abnormal diabetic foot
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the clinical appearance of the acute and chronic high risk foot
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. Critique the specific approaches to assessment & management of lower limb ulceration
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. Demonstrate competence in a clinical multi-disciplinary high risk foot setting
    • GA4:
  6. Demonstrate safe and appropriate wound management techniques
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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