EXPERIENCE

Our instructors at Feet For Life have over 60 years of combined experience in the foot care industry.

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EDUCATION

Our courses provide students with a hands on learning environment to ensure the best knowledge intake.

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LOCATION

Our school is centrally located in Barrie, Ontario making it easier to travel to from all over the province.

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At the Feet For Life School of Podortho Nursing we offer exceptional courses to ensure that future Podortho Nurses obtain the highest amount of knowledge from instructors with over 60 years of experience. Our program is designed for specialization in Advanced Nursing Foot Care. New Nurses will gain knowledge and clinical skills to develop a professional career in this field of practice. This program is also for experienced foot care nurses who wish to update their practical skills and knowledge working within the Health Care Team or expanding their current independent practice.

We also offer presentations and workshops that are available for groups interested in this field of practice where we will customize a program to suit the needs of the Health Care Team or Experienced Foot Care Provider.

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Advanced Podortho Nursing Course Description

This program is designed for specialization in Advanced Nursing Foot Care. New Nurses will gain knowledge and clinical skills to develop a professional career in this field of practice. This program is also for experienced foot care nurses who wish to update their practical skills and knowledge working within the Health Care Team or expanding their current independent practice.

All nurses must be registered with their Nursing Governing Body and also provide valid Nursing Insurance to practice.

Added presentations and workshops will be available for groups interested in this field of practice where we will customize a program to suit the needs of the Health Care Team or Experienced Foot Care Provider.

Podortho Nurse Course Outline

This 188 hour Advanced Course includes:

  • Basic
  • Advanced
  • Diabetic
  • Advanced Practical Skills

Once you have paid and registered, you will receive a student handbook. This will include; your course syllabus, agenda, course expectations and travel and accommodation information along with your comprehensive Podortho Nursing Management Manual two weeks prior to your course start date.

*Payment must be made first in order to be officially registered and receive course materials.*

once this is completed you will also receive an email confirming your payment and registration.

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Theory Components

Includes; clinical observations and practice, hands-on activities and a review of comprehensive theory.

Each facilitator on our team, and added industry professionals will support our program with topics in their areas of expertise. Such as;

  • Scope of Practice
  • Best Practice Guidelines
  • Anatomy of the Lower Leg and Foot
  • Characteristics of the Aging of Lower Limbs and Feet
  • Microbiology
  •  Infection Protection and Control
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  •  Patient Foot Health Education
  • The Multidisciplinary Health Team
  • Bio-Mechanics
  • Nail & Soft Tissue Pathology
  • Structural Deformities
  • High Risk Categories including: Diabetes, Vascular Disorders, Wound Care and more.

Your clinical skills will be observed and practiced in a state of the art medical Foot Clinic with top of the line instruments, equipment and new foot care technologies including padding and strapping, electric rotary tools, scalpel skills and much more…

Students will receive the most up-to date and Evidence-Based Best Practice Standards available including Infection Control & Protection Standards for Ontario.

Instruments and equipment will be available for purchase through are partnerships with various suppliers.

Our Advanced Podortho Nursing Courses:

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Fall Podortho Course

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Onychomycosis Workshop

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Spring Course

Join us for this demanding specialization program in Podortho Nursing. As facilitators and practitioners we receive requests from clients and employers looking for nurses in this interesting yet complex field of Nursing