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Area/Catalogue
REHB 4038

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101111

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop student knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of less common podiatry problems, in a variety of clinic settings.

Course content

Supervised clinical practice. High risk management techniques – diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, the neuropathic patient: Clinical management in university clinics, metropolitan and rural/remote health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations. Ethical issues: confidentiality in management of the paediatric patient, mandatory reporting of child abuse, elder abuse, information access, issues of informed consent in treatment. Patient education techniques: small group and large group teaching, communication disorders. Operating room procedures and techniques. Paediatric assessment: interview and examination techniques, treatment techniques, education of the child and Paediatric footware. Community education and screening. Case studies and clinical presentations.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 3058 Applied Podiatry Practice 301
REHB 3048 Podiatry Clinical Studies 301

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 4036 Clinical Biomechanics 400

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Clinical 18 hours x 16 weeks
Clinical 40 hours x 1 week
Lecture 4 hours x 2 weeks
Practical 15 hours x -

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
Continuous Clinical Assessment continuous 70% N/A
Objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) N/A 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
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

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