Optimal care of the feet is an integral component of the Registered Nurse's practice and has a significant impact on the quality of life of clients. In this course you will review the anatomy, structure, and function of the foot and understand the factors affecting foot health. You will examine soft tissue and nail pathologies, care of the high risk foot, risk factors for the compromised client, and patient education strategies. A review and critical analysis of current research will inform your studies. An important aspect of this course is the lab and clinical work place experience where you will practice and hone nursing foot care skills and the use of foot care equipment.

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