Nursing Foot Care
Credential: Document of Achievement
This program demonstrates the principles and practices of Foot Care as defined and established by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) Nursing Foot Care Standards.
Participants are introduced to the anatomy, structure and function of the lower extremities. Nursing assessment of the lower extremities, common foot afflictions, tools and the interventions necessary for safe and effective basic nursing foot care will be explored. Assessment and use of foot care instruments and products, gait differentiations, footwear, consultation and referral of clients, and evaluating the effectiveness of foot care, and client education are included.
Students have the opportunity for supervised application of foot care theory and skills in both the classroom and the clinical area.
Once all courses within the program are completed, the student will receive a Document of Achievement which they send to CLPNM with a transcript to become licensed as a Foot Care Nurse in Manitoba.
The next face to face intake for this program is Fall 2019 in Brandon and Winnipeg.
Foot Care Program by Distance Delivery Information
The Foot Care program has seven required courses/clinical in order to receive a document of achievement.
To apply to the program, please visit www.assiniboine.net/registrar/admissions/how-to-apply to review the admissions process.
Once accepted into the program determine the month you need to start your program from the chart below. Please register (1-800-862-6307 ext. 4032) for the first course prior to the 20th of the month of the course start date. For example, register before May 20th for a June 1st course start date.
You have a maximum of three months to complete each of the theory courses and complete the course you are taking prior to registering for the next course on the list.
The theory portion of the course is delivered by an online learning management system with an instructor as a resource to course materials. This format requires that you are able to work highly independently, and are able to manage your time effectively in order to remain on task and meet deadlines. Please note that the Small Business course requires you to attend either the Brandon or Winnipeg ACC Campus for approximately two days for a face-to-face class delivery.
Clinical will be held at facilities set up in Brandon OR Winnipeg, depending on the availability of instructors and clinical sites. These clinical occur over two days on a weekend. Travel and accommodations are the responsibility of the student.
If you require a pause in studies, please contact the Allied Health Coordinator at 1-800-862-6307 ext. 7033 to determine a new program schedule.