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MO1018 - Care for High Risk Feet

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions; Podiatry.

This module focuses on application of participants' clinical knowledge and skills in podiatry to rural and remote service settings. Participants examine prevention, self-management, assessment and interventions for individual consumers with complex foot health issues including wound management. Participants also examine clinical service delivery and management systems in rural settings and strategies to address community service needs.

Learning Outcomes

  • combine advanced knowledge of complex high-risk feet conditions, assessment and clinical reasoning skills, to formulate and communicate intervention plans, that include self-management strategies, designed to optimise care in the rural and/or remote setting in accordance with best practice guidelines and local service strategic intent.

Subject Assessment

  • assessment 1) plan - intervention (must pass).
Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer. This module requires access to a patient or consumer with a high-risk foot with established ulceration and at least one wound on the plantar surface of the foot, so as to demonstrate achievement of module outcomes in the appropriate clinical context.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 13
Census Date 30-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activites
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 16
Census Date 24-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activites
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.