COURSE OUTLINE

Basic Foot Care Course Outline:

 

Day  1

  • Anatomy of the Foot
  • Normal Foot Conditions
  • Normal Nails
  • Aging Feet
  • Common foot Problems
  • Proper Foot Wear
  • Foot Assessment
  • Foot Care for Diabetics
  • Complications of Diabetes and Effects on the Foot
  • Foot Care Instruments
  • Health Teaching
  • Referrals to Specialists. (The Team)

 

 

Advanced & Diabetic Foot Care Course Outline:

 

Day 1

  • Anatomical Position

  • Structure and Function of Foot

  • Structure and Function of the Nail

  • Abnormal Nails

  • Movements of the Foot

  • Gait Cycle

  • Arches of the Foot

  • Supination and Pronation

  • Factors Affecting Aging Feet

  • Common Diseases of the Nail and Foot

  • Foot Pain

  • Pathophysiology of Foot Ulcers

  • Foot Infections and Treatment

  • Wound Dressings and Healing

  • Minor and Major Amputations

  • Referrals to Specialists

 

 Day 2

  • The Importance of Infection Prevention and Control
  • Hand Washing
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Sterilization of Instruments
  • Common Micro organisms
  • Asepsis and Infection Control
  • Documentation
  • Best Practice Guidelines in Reducing Risk of Cross Contamination
  • Best Practice Guidelines for Sterilization and Monitoring instruments
  • Best Practice Guidelines Cleaning and Disinfecting Environment

 

Day 2

  • Case Studies

  • Final Exam

  • Padding and Strapping

  • Starting a Business

  • Nuans Search

  •  Marketing your Business

  •  Networking

 

Day 3

Practicum

Foot Care on community clients

 

Address:                               1550 Kingston Road           Suite 210

Pickering, Ontario

L1V 1C3

Phone:

905-839-0080/416-272-3859

 

Fax:

905-420-2180

 

Email:

register@footcareacademy.ca   

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