This workshop gives you the specialized knowledge and skills to assess and manage clients with high-risk foot conditions. Topics include: pathophysiology and disease of the lower leg, clinical presentations, assessment skills (including Doppler and ABPI), wound and disease management, client and family education. Designed for foot care nurses, community nurses, RNs and LPNs in other areas of practice, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and others who care for clients with high-risk foot conditions. Learn in collaboration with an expert instructor and your peers through discussion, slide presentations, videos, preparatory readings, in-class case studies, and resources for further developing hands-on assessment and management skills.
For more on diabetic foot, Charcot foot, neuropathy, and more advanced assessment and management skills, see High-Risk Foot, Level II.
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Using mobile devices in online courses
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Note: Course withdrawal must occur at least 48 hours prior to course commencement to receive a refund less a $25 administration fee.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).