Students will gain knowledge in the anatomy, structure and function of the nail, foot and skin, how to identify common nail and skin pathology, and structural pathology of the foot and related intervention. Students will be introduced to the common instruments used in foot care and how to care for them in accordance with Public Health Agency of Canada guidelines. Skills include completing a foot assessment and developing an individualized plan of care. The four-day course consists of a combination of classroom and lab practice, and one day where practice and demonstration of foot care, nail cutting, and basic padding techniques will be performed on a lab partner prior to the final exam. Successful completion of this course enables participants to perform foot care in a supervised environment.
Course Section: CEHELTH-PPFC
To register, please contact the Customized Training department at 902-566-9372, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at Montgomery Hall, 305 Kent St, Charlottetown.
Prerequisite: Must be an LPN or RN
Course cost: $1,200+HST
Duration: 4 in-person days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Start/End Dates: TBA
*A minimum of students is required for this course