WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- How to provide comprehensive foot care info to patients, ensuring they grasp the importance and steps of their treatment.
- Techniques for confirming that a patient fully understands their foot care treatment, fostering confidence in the care they’re receiving.
- Skills in identifying and reporting any changes in a patient’s health status that could affect their foot care, prioritising their well-being.
- The knack for assisting patients with their footwear, enhancing their comfort and safety through proper shoe and sock selection.
- How to correctly position patients for foot care procedures, ensuring their comfort and the effectiveness of the treatment.
- Mastery of basic foot care tasks delegated by Podiatrists, applying strict infection control measures to maintain a safe treatment environment.
- Testing your knowledge through a comprehensive quiz to solidify your understanding of the course material.
Embarking on a foot care course is a pivotal step toward mastering the essentials of foot health care, a domain often underestimated in the broader healthcare environment. This comprehensive course, designed for aspiring foot health care practitioners, lays the foundation for proficiently performing basic foot care, a vital skill set in the foot healthcare environment. It delves into crucial aspects such as infection prevention, treating foot disorders, and maintaining foot hygiene, all while adhering to the highest standards of foot dermatology.
Participants will gain practical training in a variety of foot care treatments, from addressing common foot issues to implementing stringent hygiene protocols to prevent infection. The curriculum is meticulously structured around key lessons that include providing patient-centric information, confirming understanding of foot care regimens, and the adept positioning of patients for treatment.
- Introduction to Perform Basic Foot Care
- Provide Information to the Patient
- Confirm the Patient’s Understanding
- Identify and Report Changes to the Patient’s Health
- Assist the Patient
- Position the Patient
- Perform Basic Foot Care
Online Course & Quiz
Written Assessment & Marking
Practical & Evidence Assessment
Upon completion you will be issued with a course certificate which will be saved in your account and can be shared on Linkedin under your Licenses & Certifications.