WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Grasp the importance of thorough preparation in podiatry, ensuring patient safety and the effectiveness of foot care procedures.
- Master the art of scheduling patient appointments efficiently, aligning with both patient preferences and medical requirements.
- Learn to check and maintain podiatry resources and equipment, guaranteeing their suitability, cleanliness, and operational status for safe patient care.
- Acquire skills in meeting organisational infection control standards to create a hygienic environment for both patients and healthcare providers.
- Understand how to prepare for basic foot care, including obtaining patient consent, reviewing medical history, and setting up a clean and organised workspace.
- Develop proficiency in conducting comprehensive foot assessments, cleansing, nail care, and addressing skin and wound issues as part of foot care procedures.
- Gain knowledge in providing patient education on foot health maintenance and the importance of follow-up care.
Dive into the essentials of podiatry, focusing on the meticulous preparation and delivery of high-quality foot care treatments. This course, designed for aspiring foot health care practitioners, places a strong emphasis on patient safety, infection prevention, and the effective management of foot dermatology conditions. Through a blend of practical training and theoretical knowledge, participants will learn the importance of maintaining foot hygiene, ensuring compliance with healthcare regulations, and enhancing the patient healthcare environment. The curriculum is meticulously structured to cover a comprehensive range of skills, from scheduling appointments to the hands-on procedures of treating foot disorders, ensuring a holistic approach to foot health.
Participants will gain proficiency in a variety of crucial areas, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for infection control, the assessment and preparation of the workspace for basic foot care, and the application of treatments underpinned by a thorough understanding of foot dermatology.
- Course Overview
- Obtain Information
- Determine Patient’s Availability
- Check Resources and Equipment
- Infection Control
- 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.