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Area/Catalogue
REHB 3048

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101106

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop student knowledge about a range of foot and lower limb problems commonly encountered in the child, their assessment, and management.        

Course content

Neo and post-natal development; Lower limb, gross and fine motor assessment of the child (including history taking). Normal structure, function and development; Common congenital and biomechanical abnormalities; Common paediatric syndromes; Common soft tissue problems; Podiatric intervention and treatment strategies; Ethics and confidentiality in management of the paediatric patient.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 3046 Podiatry Clinical Studies 300

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 3058 Applied Podiatry Practice 301

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 3 hours x 11 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 1500 words 20% -
Practical examination - 40% 1 hour
Examination - 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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