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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (specialising in Podiatry)

 

Overview

Target audience: people interested assisting a podiatrist with foot care

Course summary:
Open Colleges specialises in providing online nationally recognised courses. Open Colleges has partnered with Integrated Care & Management Training to promote and provide access to the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (specialising in Podiatry). This is a nationally recognised specialist allied health qualification (HLT42512), which is delivered through online education supported by work placement experience in a health centre or other appropriate workplace to gain real-world experience in allied health.

Podiatry assistants typically work alongside a podiatrist or other health professional to undertake a range of client care tasks relating to feet, legs and toes - such as foot hygiene procedures and orthotic and footwear modifications - as well as administration related to clinical consultation. The podiatry field can make a big difference to those with a disability or to the elderly; dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: Online and On site

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified

Contacts

Open Colleges
7/280 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
PO Box 1568
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Ph: 1300 853 033
Fax: 1800 853 055

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Last updated: 25 March 2014
 
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