Foot Care Courses Conveniently located in:
Nurses are eligible for reimbursement of up to $1,500.00 in tuition fees upon successful completion through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI).
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 decades of experience operating successful Podortho® Nursing Foot Care practices in Foot & Lower Limb care utilizing top of the line equipment and instruments. Each Nurse (Podortho Student) has the opportunity to learn innovative techniques and work with new technologies to support their practice and learn how to offer a wide range of treatments for the clients they will treat. This includes orthotic therapy, compression therapy, laser therapy and much more. 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.
(3 practicum days)
(OPNA Provincial Podortho® Nursing Exam)
This program is completed at the students own pace as we recognize how busy a nurse’s career is and the commitment to continuing education can be daunting. Once registered the nurse can become certified quickly and start their new career and earn a great income in as quick as two weeks.
This post graduate nursing program includes the most advanced education and clinical training for Nurses in this field of health care and is geared specifically to Nurses who wish to work to their full scope of practice and obtain specialized knowledge, skills, and judgement. Once completing this program, the Podortho® Nurse will gain confidence to practice independently and competently when delivering this much needed care in our communities across Ontario, Canada.
- Practice Documents
- References to Podortho® Nurse Core Competencies (PNCC)
- Complementary online education programs specific to advancing Podortho® Nursing practice
- Advocation for recognition in our communities across Ontario Canada
This post graduate program is for RN’s, RPN’s and NP’s who wish to advance their careers in the specialized field of medical foot and lower limb care. This continuing education program is consistent with the College of Nurses of Ontario’s Quality Assurances program. The Nurse will advance their knowledge, skills, and judgement in this area of care. The design of this program is to guide our students so that they acquire the appropriate competencies and feel confident to deliver this care when they complete our program. Our students will have access to ongoing support through the Ontario Podortho® Nursing Association Inc. An Ontario registered not-for-profit organization designed to support Podortho® Nurses in their quest to provide advanced quality client care while working to their full scope of practice.
Our students (nurses) will be expected to conduct some of their own research and possess the competencies to know when and how to assess related information which will continue throughout their Podortho® Nursing Career. Once completing module one theory component students will be able to utilize the knowledge obtained to transfer this into practical skills. Each student will also complete the required textbook reading and chapter questions and assignments which will be submitted to their facilitator online. OPNA approved provincial exam will be based on what the student has learn in class and clinical.
Attendance is 100% mandatory for in class learning and clinical. Exceptions can be made for students who are travelling from long distances if extenuating circumstances are present.