podiatry assistant

Description

Podiatry assistants help the podiatrist by carrying out supportive tasks such as assisting in diagnosing and treating the disorders, diseases and deformities of the feet, advising people on foot care techniques and the importance of foot care for promoting better mobility and general well-being. They also perform small tasks such as cutting toe nails, applying plasters and general clerical duties.

Alternative label

  • assistant in chiropody

  • podiatry foot care assistant

  • foot care assistant

  • assistant practitioner in podiatry

  • assistant in podiatry

  • chiropody assistant

  • assistant in podiatric foot care

  • assistant in podology

  • podology assistant

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/4f08cd74-71c6-43aa-88d4-841e5bb677f7