Education & Courses - Module 1
Advanced Foot Care Nurse Course
Empowering Nurses to Excel in Foot Care with Comprehensive Theory and Clinical Training
In a bid to revolutionize the field of Foot Care nursing in Canada, the leading expert in Footcare, Advanced Foot Care Nurse and Wellness Centre Inc., offers its highly-anticipated Advanced Footcare Nurse course. Going beyond traditional education, this course aims to foster a sense of community among Foot Care professionals while equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in their careers.
Comprehensive Theory and Clinical Training:
The Advanced Foot Care nurse course offers a well-rounded curriculum that covers essential topics ranging from foot anatomy and physiology to nail and skin disorders. The course also delves into critical aspects of the profession like product knowledge, offloading of problem areas, compression therapy, sock fittings, custom shoe fittings, and tools and equipment education. Additionally, students will acquire expertise in maintaining equipment, accurate charting, and effective communication—all vital components of successful Foot Care nursing.
Hands-on Clinical Training:
Recognizing the significance of practical experience, the course includes a three-day clinical component in partnership with carefully selected clinical partners across Canada. By providing top-notch, hands-on training opportunities, Advanced Foot Care Nurse and Wellness Centre Inc. aims to develop the practical skills necessary for effective Foot Care nursing. These clinical partners have been selected based on their ability to exceed excellence in teaching Foot Care nursing, ensuring students receive the best education possible.
Creating a Supportive Community:
In addition to the extensive training provided, the advanced Footcare nurse course offers a unique bonus—a private Facebook community group. This platform fosters ongoing
learning and growth for students and educators alike, creating a supportive network where members can connect, exchange ideas, and seek guidance. By establishing this virtual community, Advanced Foot Care Nurse and Wellness Centre Inc. encourages lifelong learning and empowers Foot Care nurses to continuously stay updated with advances in the field.
Career Advancement and Flexibility:
This Advanced Foot Care nurse course presents an incredible opportunity for nurses seeking a fresh start or a career change. By acquiring specialized Foot Care skills, nurses gain the autonomy to build their own schedules and enjoy a better work-life balance. The course enables nurses to exercise more independence and work directly with patients, offering a renewed sense of fulfillment and control in their professional lives.
Affordable and Inclusive Education:
Our program consists of two parts:
Foot Care Theory and Foot Care Clinical.
The theoretical component, can be completed online at your own pace. With a generous timeframe of up to 6 months, this 100-hour course follows a comprehensive curriculum founded on the best practice guidelines and evidence-based techniques in
advanced and diabetic nursing foot care. Students will engage in online testing and have access to pre-recorded presentations from the comfort of their computer.
Focuses on the clinical module, providing valuable hands-on skills training. This module covers a range of topics including policies and procedures, infection prevention and control, patient foot health assessment and documentation, patient education and referrals, as well as various foot care skills such as podiatry instrument, callous and corn reduction, wart care, burr training, and fungal nail care. Extensive coverage of diabetic foot care practices is also included.
Our Partner Clinical Locations:
- Windsor, ON
- Chatham, ON
- Port Elgin, ON
- Burlington, ON
- Kingston, ON
- Carleton Place, ON
- Fredericton, NB
- Grand Bank, Newfoundland
To apply for reimbursement of your course fees and receive funding for continuing education as a nurse in Ontario, please complete the application via these links:
Remember to include a copy of your course certificate of completion and AFCN receipt for payment. Eligible nurses can receive up to $1,500.00 in funding per year.