School Of Health Sciences

Podiatric Paediatrics and Sports MedicineWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401115.2

Discipline: PODIATRY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Completion of all core units to this semester/ year of study is assumed knowledge

Incompatible Units
400939 - Podiatric Techniques 3A, 400940 - Podiatric Techniques 3B

400929 Podiatric Practice 1 AND 400930 Podiatric Practice 2 AND 401181 Pathomechanics and Podiatric Medicine

401114 Podiatric Practice 3

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4708 - Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine and 470 - Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Honours).

About this Unit
This unit will introduce students to clinical and theoretical foundations of biomechanical alignment, trauma, psychological and behavioural factors leading to pain and restricted function of the foot and lower extremity affecting daily living activities. Particular focus will be placed on the mechanics, diagnosis and treatment options of problems experienced in paediatrics and sports in normal daily activities or the sporting arena. This integration will enhance the previously taught assessment and diagnostic techniques in the development of appropriate management and treatment programs of the lower extremity in different populations.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration and hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.

Special requirements

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Podiatric Medicine UniClinic Uniform

4708.1Bachelor of Podiatric MedicineCONTINUING
4708.2Bachelor of Podiatric MedicineCURRENT
4709.1Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Honours)CONTINUING
4709.2Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Honours)CURRENT

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