This unit will provide the student with knowledge of the assessment and management of complex musculoskeletal and inflammatory disorders common to the lower extremity. The foot in rheumatology and arthropathies will be covered in detail with respect to aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, investigation, and management. The student will learn how these disorders can be managed by different interventions, including the use of pressure reducing devices and footwear intervention.
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Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
Pre-requisite: PODI13011 Podiatry Clinical Practice 3. Co-requisite: PODI14008 Podiatry Clinical Practice 4.
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified
as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa,
must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study
period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining
at least an 80% attendance record).
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