Health Care Professionals
*Please note, registration for these courses opens June 17th.
Nursing Foot Care
This 7-day course is for currently licensed to practice RNs and LPNs (other licensed health care providers, e.g RPN, 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 component and an open-book examination (70% mark required). The manuals will be available for pre-reading after November 1st 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. Students will need to bring 2 hand towels, a bath towel, a foot bath basin (any basin will do) and a skin lotion. Students will practice on each other, and are requested not to cut their toenails for 3 to 4 weeks prior to the course and to remove nail polish. Instructor is Susan Tremble, RN, BScN. Susan holds an Advanced Foot Care certificate from Durham College in Ontario. She has worked in various RN and nursing management positions over the years and has been responsible for providing educational programs for patients and staff.
ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80022 HLTH NUR33 A3A) Susan Tremble, 7 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 9 am–4 pm, $825.
Last updated June 2013