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Unit of Study PDT73005 - Pedorthics Clinical Placement 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 demonstrate developing skills required to work as a safe, competent pedorthic practitioner
2 demonstrate case management skills - assessment, planning, therapeutic intervention and evaluation
3 provide person centred pedorthic advice and appliances at a beginning level
4 discuss professional boundaries of practice, including ethics
5 communicate competently by written and oral means with clients, peers, staff, and other health care professionals
6 evaluate and critique the evidence for pedorthic practice
7 identify hazards and develop safe work procedures with the pedorthic environment

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

  1. demonstrate developing skills required to work as a safe, competent pedorthic practitioner
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate case management skills - assessment, planning, therapeutic intervention and evaluation
    • GA1:
  3. provide person centred pedorthic advice and appliances at a beginning level
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. discuss professional boundaries of practice, including ethics
    • GA3:
  5. communicate competently by written and oral means with clients, peers, staff, and other health care professionals
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  6. evaluate and critique the evidence for pedorthic practice
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  7. identify hazards and develop safe work procedures with the pedorthic environment
    • GA3:

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