Podiatry  Podologia

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field L/SNT2 Health professions for rehabilitation
Application and Admission Limited enrolment with admission test. How to apply.
Course Duration 3 years
Course Attendance Mandatory
Course Location Istituto ortopedico Galeazzi - via R. Galeazzi 4 - Milano
Course Language Italian
Head of Studies Paolo Daniele Maria Pigatto
Course Website Programme Description

Course Objectives

Podology graduates are healthcare professionals who, in accordance with current regulations and after carrying out an objective examination of the foot, administer direct treatment for callouses, overgrown, misshapen and ingrown toenails, and foot pain, using non-invasive, orthotic and massage therapy methods.

On medical prescription, Podology graduates medicate verruca ulcerations of the foot and assist disease-carrying persons at risk, also for health education purposes. They identify and inform the doctor of any suspect pathological conditions which require a detailed diagnostic examination or therapeutic treatment.

Career and Employment

Graduates can pursue careers in podology services in hospitals or public, private accredited or private clinics in a freelance or employed capacity.