Skin Management 3

Unit code: HBD4004 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
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HBD4002 - Dermal Skills 3
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)
Overview
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Overview

This unit will explore scientific principles, evidence and best practice management of complex and dermatological issues related to population wide, chronic health problems.  Students will utilise a problem based learning approach to contextualise the role of the Dermal Clinician in the management these issues utilising a range of stage appropriate assessment and management strategies.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the impact of medications and comorbid conditions effecting skin integrity;
  2. Investigate and critically review cosmetic and reconstructive procedures with regard to indications, benefit and risks; and
  3. Negotiate and defend the role that the Dermal Clinician has in the management of complex health issues.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Case Study
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Grade: 30%
Case Study analysis (900 words)
Assessment type: Presentation
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Grade: 30%
Group Oral Presentation (20mins duration)
Assessment type: Project
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Grade: 40%
Evidence Summary (equivalent to 1500 words)

Required reading

Collaborating in Healthcare: Reinterpreting Therapeutic Relationships
Croker, A., Higgs, J., & Trede, F. (2016)| Rotterdam: Brill | Sense.
Essentials of plastic surgery
Janis, J. E. (2014)| Quality Medical Publishing, Inc.; Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group.

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