School Of Biomedical And Health Science

Introduction to PodiatryWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400905.1

Discipline: PODIATRY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Podiatry specific - students will be participating in podiatry related knowledge and skills that apply to podiatric practice units and designed to be an integrated part of the suite of units where one unit builds upon the competencies that complement units in Year 2, 3 and 4.

About this Unit
The broad aim of this unit is to introduce the work of podiatrists in health care and explain the important role of podiatric services in the community. Students will develop basic skills in dealing with professional and health issues. The focus will primarily be on areas designed to prepare students for incorporating the correct clinical protocols for infection control and to identify relevant clinical skills involving dermatology, functional anatomy, gait, cursory examinations and communication.

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