REHB 4040


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To further 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 footwear. Community education and screening. Case studies and clinical presentations. Practice management: registration acts, insurance, ethical responsibilities, accounting, taxation, superannuation, supplies and ordering, public sector and private sector responsibilities, forensic podiatry, expert evidence, liability, models of service.




Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 4036 Clinical Podiatry Practice 400B
REHB 4038 Clinical Podiatry Practice 400A


Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 4039 Clinical Podiatry Practice 401B

Teaching method

Component Duration
Clinical 37.5 hours x 4 weeks
Clinical 9 hours x 11 weeks
Practical 3 hours x -
Workshop 20 hours over x 3 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, Proposal


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

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Degrees this course is offered in

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