Foot Care Certification Course

Foot Care Certification

Course Objectives

1. Define Anatomy and physiology of the nail and foot.
2. Identify Diseases affecting the lower extremities & Functional Disabilities.
3. Identify safe techniques of cutting the toe nails and removing hyperkeratotic lesions.
4. Demonstrate techniques for proper use of: nail nippers, curettes, stainless steel rasp or file, manual sanding files, powered rotary tool.
5. Discuss techniques and protocols which will prevent cross contamination of instruments, equipment, environment, patient exposure.
6. Describe the use of testing modalities such as the 5.07/9 gram Monofilament, tuning fork, Doppler.
7. Principles in the Care of Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers
8. Assessment of ulcers on the foot.
9. Understanding the role and scope of practice as a Foot care certified technician.
10. Describe strategies to prevent foot problems and complication including shoe gear, socks, pads, taping, cleansing and moisturizing.

Training Schedule

September 14, 2019
October 12, 2019
November 16, 2019
December 07, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Course Information

Course Description:
Foot Care Certification program is one of the most comprehensive training program available for nurses and allied medical professionals. Upon successful completion of the program nurses can receive the title “Foot Care Certified Nurse (FCC-N)” and other allied medical professionals can receive the title as “Foot Care Certified Technician (FCC-T)”. In addition to class room lectures and hands on skill competencies (8.0 hours), all attendees are required to complete additional 8.0 of hours of hands on foot care clinical residency.

Training Details

ADDRESS:
1420 VALWOOD PARKWAY, SUITE 170A
CARROLLTON, TEXAS 75006

PHONE:
972-584-7616

FAX:
214-853-5364

EMAIL:
info@advancedhealthinstitute.org

Course Sign Up

Who May Attend

LVN/LPN – Licensed Vocational Nurses
RN – Registered Nurses
APRN – Advanced Practice Nurses
MA/NA – Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant

Course Format

One Day Onsite/Classroom Workshop
Involves lectures, interactive demonstrations and hands-on skills training.

Course Requirements

8.0 hours of clinical residency (extra charges may apply).

Faculty

Alex Khan, APRN ACNS-BC MSN WCN-C CSWD-C

Ket Harris, APRN, FNP-C, DNP

Dr. Ali Pitafi, MD Board Certified Internal Medicine

Nancy Twesige, RN, MSc, PGDE, WCN-C

Credits

8.0 Hours – Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

Tuition

$ 499.00

On-Site Training

Medical facilities, clinics and home health agencies can request training at their facility through AHI Education Outreach program. This option is convenient and effective for groups or when several staff members are interested in a particular educational program. Scheduling an educational event at your own facility allows you to customize the training program that would fit your specific area of practice and by selecting your preferred dates and times that would be most convenient for your staff.