Online Courses

Discover what we have to offer in the department of online courses. There is no better time than now, to upgrade your clinical knowledge in the profession of medical foot care.

Basic Course

This online training course is designed to teach how to assess and recognize foot health related problems and communicate effectively with other members of the health team.
$ 825
00
  • Role of the healthcare worker
  • Basic anatomy
  • Common skin problems
  • Common foot deformities
  • Bio-mechanics and gait
  • Proper footwear
  • Assessment, documentation and care plan
  • Reprocessing of foot care instruments
  • Demonstration of lower extremity assessment
  • Discussing basic podiatry instruments
  • Demonstration of basic foot care techniques

Advanced Course

This online training course is designed to follow an advanced and diabetic nursing foot care curriculum. The theory part is offered online and provides the theoretical basis to nurses preparing to take the foot care nurse clinical, which provides in-person clinical skills experience. The course is completed through independent online studies and provides information, resources, and guidance for theory-based learning.
$ 1,250
00
  • Abnormal nails
  • Diabetes best practice for prevention and management of foot ulcers
  • Reduction of thick nail
  • Guide for independent practice
  • Guide for infection practice
  • Stretching exercises for the feet
  • Massage techniques for the feet
  • Two-day clinical hands-on training

What you should know before applying

Please read through some of the frequently asked questions that relate to our online foot care courses. Have another question? Simply get in touch and we will be happy to assist.

Basic foot care course
  • RN’s and RPN’s in good standing and provide proof of current RN/RPN Certificate of Competence
  • Proof of Personal Support Worker course
Advanced course
  • Must be a Registered Nurses or Registered Practical Nurse
  • RN’s and RPN’s in good standing and provide proof of current RN/RPN Certificate of Competence
  • Must have completed the basic foot care course
  • Must bring personal protective equipment and basic foot care tools
  • Proof of $3 million liability insurance

This course is completed through independent online studies and provides information, resources and guidance for theory-based learning. Students are expected to complete online reading/research from their computer. An 80% course average or higher is required to successfully complete the FCN theory, which is a prerequisite to start the clinical part.

Foot care starter kits and PPE is available for a discounted purchase price. Please ask for details.

Tuition may be eligible for funding through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI). For more information, please contact either the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) or the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).