This subject provides an applied clinical context to a range of rheumatological and musculoskeletal conditions. Students will evaluate the role of the podiatrist in contributing to a client's health management plan, as a member of the broader interprofessional team.
Students will extend their knowledge of pain pathophysiology and will analyse a range of rheumatological and musculoskeletal pathologies. This subject will enable students to build on knowledge of client assessment and management, to consider the use of prescription and non-prescription drugs in musculoskeletal and rheumatology medicine. This subject contributes to the student's preparation for endorsement for scheduled medicines and progression towards competence in prescribing.
School of Community Health
Foundational knowledge in physiology, pharmacology and biomechanics.
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