Nursing Foot Care
Credential: Document of Achievement
This program introduces 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 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, footwear 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.