Health Care Professionals

Current Course Offerings

Medical Office Billing
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Medical Terminology course or minimum of 3 years Medical Office experience.  

Students will learn about the physician payment process in BC, including how to apply the basic principals of health claim billing and input information into a computerized billing system such as OSCAR.


Nursing Foot Care

This 7-day course is for currently liceensed to practice RN's and LPN's (other licensed health care providers, e.g. RPM, RMT, PT and OT may be enrolled at the instructor's discretion).  Students MUST present written proof of current licensure on the first day.  Course runs Monday to Friday of Week 1 and Monday and Tuesday of Week 2.

A holistic approach to foot care is presented.  Upon completion, you will be able to identify and understand causes, prevention and treatment of various foot care disorders.  You will understand factors affecting foot health and factors that put the foot at risk.  Foot care within the scope of nursing practice will be discussed.  This course prepares participants to provide nursing foot care services within a health care setting and in private practice.  Practical advice regarding establishing a private practice is explored.  Participants must complete a clinical practice componenet and an open-book examination (70% mark required).

The manuals will be available for pre-reading at UFV Clearbrook Centre at a cost of $60 (cash or cheque only).

DO NOT purchase instruments or supplies prior to the course.  Information regarding purchasing will be covered in detail.  Studetns will need to bring two hand towels, a bath towel, a foot bath basin (any basin will do) and skin lotion.  Students will practise on each other, and are requested not to cut their toenails for 3-4 weeks prior to the course and to remove nail polish.   

In order to enroll in this class, students must be licensed and registered under a health regulatory body and will be required to provide written proof of current licensure at the beginning of the first class.

Please check back on December 15, 2014 for Winter 2015 course offerings.

updated Nov 12, 2014

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