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Unit of Study PDT72001 - Lower Limb Assessment I (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 discuss relevance of patient history in assessment of the lower limb
2 perform clinical assessments of the lower limb
3 interpret physical assessment results with respect to the evidence base
4 interpret assessment results to inform diagnosis of lower limb conditions
5 develop evidence-based strategies to assess a patient’s health and presenting concerns
6 discuss roles of other health professionals in assessment of the lower limb.

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

  1. discuss relevance of patient history in assessment of the lower limb
    • GA4:
  2. perform clinical assessments of the lower limb
    • GA4:
  3. interpret physical assessment results with respect to the evidence base
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. interpret assessment results to inform diagnosis of lower limb conditions
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. develop evidence-based strategies to assess a patient’s health and presenting concerns
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  6. discuss roles of other health professionals in assessment of the lower limb.
    • GA4:

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