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Clinical practice II (5 cr)

Code: JT00ED07-3001

General information


Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Podiatry

Teachers

  • Anni Kemppainen
  • Laura Saar
  • Anna Reinikainen
  • Marjo Heikkilä

Student groups

  • JTSA20SM
    Podiatry, part-time studies

Objective

You know how to act as a podiatrist’s profession requires in various podiatry environments in individual and group situations.
You are able to assess different methods of production and acquisition processes of orthotic therapy.
You are able to make use of and apply the expertise in guiding special client groups as part of various assistive device processes.
You deepen your interaction skills when encountering clients with an individual and holistic approach.
You understand the importance of multi-professional cooperation in orthotic therapy.

Content

What products and services do orthotics units provide?
How do the manufacturing processes of assistive devices proceed and what should you take into account in the different phases of these processes?
What kind of insole manufacturing methods are used in orthotics units?
How do you describe the acquisition process for special footwear and orthoses?
How do you guide clients individually and holistically?
How is multi-professional cooperation carried out in an orthotics unit?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

studies of the I-IV semesters