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Foot Care Management for Nurses

course information


This comprehensive 5-day course combines both theoretical instruction and clinical practice. At the end of this course, the nurse is prepared to provide foot care in either private practice or in a health care setting.

The course practicum is held at an assisted living or long term care facility, therefore giving the student the ability to access 'real feet' for their practical experience.

 

Our program includes multiple medical professionals as part of the facilitator team. Each professional will present topics throughout the course as it relates to their area of expertise and how it applies to foot care nursing. This allows the student to receive the most up-to-date information and best practice standards in the field.

 

Included in the training are the standards of Alberta Infection Control Practices and specifically the sterilization protocols and accepted procedures for foot care nurses working in Alberta.

 

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to identify and understand causes, prevention and treatment of common foot and nail disorders. You will understand factors affecting foot health and be aware of your important role and responsibilities as a foot care nurse within the health care team. Practical advice and information on establishing a private foot care business is also given. In order to be successful, participants must complete a clinical practice component and an open-book examination. Students will be provided with the foot care manual and pre-test three weeks prior to course start date. No instruments are required to be purchased for the course.

 


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the foot care course photo gallery

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FALL 2014                              


Course date:  October 6 - 10 2014                                                       

Where: Edmonton, Alberta

Course run time: 0830 - 1630 each day                        

Course location: Executive Royal Inn

Practicum site: Devonshire Continuing Care Centre


Please contact
training@devonfootcare.com directly to register


OFFICIAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 5 2014

Once course is full, names will be accepted on a wait list

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Refresher Training for the Foot Care Nurse 

 

Theory based 2 - day training for the Foot Care Nurse ready to re-enter the profession. Instructor-led class will review the use and management of foot care instruments, provide you with hands-on practice of padding & strapping techniques as well as learn advanced assessment skills for the high risk patient (i.e. diabetic). Also included in this class is an in-depth review of the standards of Alberta Infection Control Practices and specifically the sterilization protocols and accepted procedures for foot care nurses working in Alberta.

 

Course date: TBA                                         

Where: Edmonton, Alberta

Course run time: 0830 - 1630 each day                        

Course location: TBA

 

 

MINIMUM 10 PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED

Please contact the office directly to register 

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Practicum Mentorship for Foot Care Nurses

 

2 - day practical experience providing foot care in real clinic settings. Learn from a seasoned professional who has over 12,000 hours of foot care experience to share with you in your own private session.


Because this is open to only 1 nurse at a time, advanced booking is necessary.

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Nursing Documentation and Company Policy Forms

As to be in compliance with our nursing standards of practice for independent foot care nursing, documentation and policy forms are required. They are also needed if you are providing foot care in government-funded facilities and hospitals. Let Devon Foot Care custom design and develop your forms; tailor made with your company name and logo. Contact us directly to find out how we can help you be successful!

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Basic Foot Care for the Health Care Aide

This workshop is designed to educate the front line worker on providing safe foot care in the facility or community setting. The facilitator can be the nurse educator, site manager or nurse team leader. We provide our easy-to-follow lesson plan for the facilitator and the student is provided with a booklet which includes real photos and step-by-step instruction on nail and skin care. There is a small post test on the information learned and a certificate of completion is awarded to all successful participants.
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Infection Control Practices for Foot Care Nurses

webinar presentation on instrument management


This interactive webinar session is designed for the foot care nurse interested in learning about instrument reprocessing and how that applies to their foot care business. This step-by-step presentation reviews the reprocessing standards of Alberta Health & Wellness and specifically the sterilization protocols and accepted procedures for foot care nurses working in Alberta.

Next webinar session date:  TBA 
webinar run time:  1100 - 1230 MST

 

MINIMUM 10 PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED

Please contact the office directly to register

  


  
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