REHB 4038


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To develop student knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of less common podiatry problems, across clinical settings.

Course content

Supervised clinical practice in university clinics, metropolitan and rural/remote health services, and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations. High risk management techniques for clients with diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and other neuropathic conditions. 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 footwear. Community education and screening. Case studies and clinical presentations.




Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 3070 Clinical Podiatry Practice 301
REHB 3068 Applied Podiatry Studies 301


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

Teaching method

Component Duration
Clinical 37.5 hours x 4 weeks
Clinical 9 hours x 11 weeks
Clinical 40 hours x 1 week
Practical 15 hours x -
Lecture 4 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.


Clinical assessment/OSCE/OSCA, Placement


EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Degrees this course is offered in

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