Scopes of practice

Scopes of Practice

In order to meet the requirements of Section 11 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the Podiatrists Board has gazetted and adopted four scopes of practice for the profession, and the qualification specifications for each scope.

The four scopes of practice are: Podiatrist,  Podiatric Surgeon,  Podiatric Radiographic Imager, &  Visiting Podiatrist Educator/ Presenter.

Click here for the full definitions of the scopes and qualifications required by the Board.

Scopes of Practice document

Application for registration in a further Scope of Practice

Accreditation Standards for Podiatric Surgery programmes

Please note the Board now uses ANZPAC for all Podiatric Surgery qualification and skills assessments, contact them directly at

Previous  Submission for Extended Prescribing Rights for Registered Podiatrists



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