Principles of Foot Care/LPN (NURS-1656)

You will enhance your knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the nail, foot and skin through a review of the related current literature. You will consider how to influence best practice and evidence-based practice in your workplace for this specialty. This course will also assist you to identify common nail and skin pathologies, review common instruments used in foot care, and enhance your understanding of the high risk foot. A mandatory 3 day clinical experience will be scheduled for you with an external agency at an additional cost to you. During the clinical you will have the opportunity for hands on practice under the supervision and guidance of an expert foot care nurse. Proof of successful completion of the clinical is required to pass this course. Pre-requisite: LPN
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September 3, 2019 - November 22, 2019

This course requires a 3-day clinical at an additional cost of approximately $900. Clinical dates and location to be determined. The clinical fee covers the cost of instruments, supplies, lunches, facility fees, and instructor salary. Once the course begins, your clinical instructor will provide payment details. Travel and accommodation is your responsibility.

Registration Deadline: August 26, 2019
Saskatchewan Polytechnic reserves the right to revise or cancel programs or make other changes as Saskatchewan Polytechnic deems necessary at any time.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note that if you are an international student studying at Saskatchewan Polytechnic on a student visa (study permit), you will be charged the full international student tuition rate for this course. The tuition charged during this course registration process will be supplemented with an additional international student tuition fee that will be charged directly to your account with Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Thank you.