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Area/Catalogue
REHB 1029

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105482

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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 clinical knowledge of commonly encountered health issues and their podiatry management in the Australian context and to introduce practice guidelines and regulatory frameworks relevant to podiatry clinical practice.

Course content

Diabetes: Types, management, complications, interventions; Arthritides: types, management, complications, interventions; Cardiovascular disease: types, management, complications, interventions; Infectious diseases: types, management, complications, interventions. Respiratory diseases. Neurological conditions. Issues in mental health. Chronic disease self management. Indigenous health. Ageing: principles application to the health professional. Children’s syndromes. Biomechanics, clinical anatomy. Infection control principles; Podiatry Acts and Regulations; Poisons Acts, OHS in the clinical setting.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 1031 Human Anatomy 101 (Lower Limb)

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 3 hours x 6 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 6 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
Quizzes Continuous 20% -
Assignment 1500 words 20% -
Examination 3 hours 60% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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

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