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Foot Care: Principles and Practices (NURS 1656)

You will learn the anatomy, structure and function of the nail, foot and skin. You will learn how to identify common nail and skin pathology, as well as structural pathology of the foot and related nursing interventions. You will learn about common instruments used in foot care and how to care for them, utilizing Health Canada’s guidelines. You will learn how to complete a foot assessment and develop an individualized plan of care. The course includes a two day lab where you will practice and demonstrate foot care, nail cutting and basic padding techniques.

Prerequisites: LPN, RPN or RN

Additional costs: Course manual
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-289January 12, 2015 - April 24, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 2, 2015
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CRN: 201403-290March 9, 2015 - June 19, 2015
Registration Deadline: February 27, 2015
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