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Area/Catalogue
REHB 3069

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
173274

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To consolidate and build clinical skills in assessment and management of lower limb problems, in a variety of clinical settings, with emphasis on advanced assessment techniques, clinical reasoning, patient education, wound management, and applied pharmacological knowledge.

Course content

Supervised clinical practice. Clinical management of routine and “at risk” patient in various clinical settings (including Aged Care Facilities, Diabetes Australia, Aboriginal Health and Salvation Army clinics); Advanced assessment and diagnostic techniques including Ankle Brachial Index’s, Doppler ultrasound, biothesiometry, plethysmography, Toe Pressures/Toe-brachial index’s; Applied patient education; Introduction into management of wounds and other temperature related injuries (cold/hot). Applied pharmacology in the clinical context.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 2023 Pharmacology A
PHAR 2022 Pharmacology C
PHAR 2021 Pharmacology B
REHB 2037 Clinical Podiatry Practice 201

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 3067 Applied Podiatry Studies 300

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Clinical 54 hours x Over 13 weeks
Workshop (Pre Clinical)) 4 hours x 3 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
Clinical assessment Continuous 40% -
Case study 1000 words 20% -
Objective Structured Clinical Assessment (OSCA) - 40% 50 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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