Foot Care Management
for Nurses (FCM2016)
100 hour advanced foot care e-Learning program (theory and practical)
Online Program: $1250.00 (+GST) (Theory Cost): Register Now
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Course Installment Option: If you choose to pay by installment (2 x $700.00), you must contact our office to process. Note: You will not be allowed to access the on-line portion and will only receive the text and modules first. Once you pay the 2nd portion, one of our instructors will assign you a login for the online portion of the course.
This advanced foot care course combines independent study and assignments, instructor-led theory (including hands-on activities) and a minimum of three full days of clinical practice is provided (multiple rotations of foot care provided to facility patients/residents). All supplies and instruments are included.
Theory is completed primarily through Online Modules. Booklets and a textbook will be provided to complete the Independent Modules and these will be mailed to you upon course registration.
Our Educators will review your module assignments and provide ongoing support to ensure your success.
At the end of this course, the nurse is prepared to provide foot care in either private practice or in a health care setting.
Included in the training are the standards of Alberta and British Columbia Infection Control Practices and specifically the sterilization protocols and accepted procedures for foot care nurses working in either province.
After course support is offered for those interested in reprocessing their instruments independently.
Course Prerequisites: Active status RN, LPN, RPN, or NP (required to provide a copy of nursing license upon course registration).
Completion of post test after each online module – 70% pass is required
Independent Module 1: Anatomy & Physiology
Independent Module 2: Nail Anomalies
Independent Module 3: Skin Anomalies
Online Module 1: The Diabetic Foot
Online Module 2: Peripheral Neuropathy
Online Module 3: High Risk Foot
Online Module 4: Lymphedema & Lipidema of the Lower Extremity
Online Module 5: Minor Procedures on Feet & Nails
Online Module 6: Shoes, Socks & Inserts for High Risk Feet
Online Module 7: Lower Extremity Wound Care Basics
Online Module 8: Instrument Management & Infection Control in providing Medical Foot Care (Alberta)
Online Module 9: Ergonomics in delivering Medical Foot Care
Optional Module: Setting-up an Independent Nursing Foot Care Business (Alberta)
Webinar 1: Temporary Offloading Techniques - active participation in webinar with hands-on activities
Webinar 2: Documentation