This foot care education course includes Basic, Advanced and Diabetic Nursing foot care including Advanced Practical skills for today’s Podortho Nurse™.
Module 1 (Theory In Class Component)
March 14th and 15th, 2020
9:00am – 4:30pm
Module 2 (Clinical Component)
Clinical days are chosen to suit your schedule on second days of classes. Clinical is one on one with instructor in the Feet for Life clinic performing patient care hands on.
Awarded Certificate in Podortho Nursing and the use of the Title Podortho Nurse™
Course Guidelines & Expectations
This course is designed to guide you to become a Nurse who is specialized in Podortho Nursing Foot and Lower Limb Care. You will be expected to conduct your own research and possess the competency to know when and how to assess related information which will continue throughout your Podortho Nursing Career. You will be asked to complete the required reading and assignments exams and practical case studies. Your exam will be based on what you learn in class. You will be provided with a text / work book. You will also be given the opportunities to practice what you have learned in a practical application through observation, demonstration and practice.
Your attendance is 100% mandatory for in class learning. Exceptions can be made for students who are travelling from long distances in terms of clinical days. These clinical days will be booked in advance.
Exam 60% of your mark
30 multiple choice questions
Case studies and assignments 40%
2 Patient case studies
You will be asked to conduct 30 independent case studies and submit them in for grading to your designated instructor.
Assignments can be submitted online to your instructor.