|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject will extend students' theoretical knowledge and clinical skills in relation to advanced decision making in complex situations in podiatric practice. The subject aims to equip students with the skills and expertise to address complex acute and chronic foot health issues and collaborate with other health professionals in a range of health settings to achieve the best podiatric outcomes for patients. A range of topics will be explored including assessment and management of high risk feet; foot diabetes; education and training of other health professionals in relation to the high risk foot; care and management of complex wounds of the foot; oedema and peripheral vascular disease risk assessment; lower limb biomechanical changes in diabetes; and the development of prevention and self-management programs for individuals and groups.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% inclusive of any penalties applied.
|External, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
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