Foot Care Nurse Program, St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario
FOOT CARE NURSE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Description: The 180-hour program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to
function as a foot care nurse within their health care community. This comprehensive advanced and diabetic foot care
program follows current Best Practice Guidelines and evidence-based practice. An Advisory Committee comprised of
expert foot care nurses and educators from across Canada make recommendations yearly for revisions of the Foot Care
Entrance Requirements: Each applicant must hold liability insurance; a current non-restricted Nursing
Registration/License from their governing body; and have access to a computer, internet and possess computer skills.
Each nurse must complete a Self-Assessment Assignment (see attached) prior to registering for this program. NOTE: At
time of printing most provinces, with the exception of Ontario, automatically provide liability insurance with nursing
registration. It is the responsibility of each applicant to provide proof of liability insurance and purchase it separately if
Funding: For Ontario nurses, contact RNAO & RPNAO for application forms for funding grants up to $1500/year.
* All prices below subject to change
Foot Care Nurse Program (Distance): (180 hr)
This course is designed for nurses new to foot care. (see entrance requirements above)
Modules: 21 distance assignments (~120 hrs)
Networking Opportunities: You will be able to schedule networking opportunities in your own community. (40 hrs)
Clinical: Kingston. March 26 (6-9pm), March 27 (8am – 4:30pm) and March 28 (8am – 4:30pm), 2010 (20 hrs)
Student is responsible to purchase their own foot care starter kit (~$400 - $1500) by mid-November 2009).
Instructor: Cindy Lazenby, R.N.
FOOT 1 841, $2034.80* (includes training package)
Sept 7/09-March 28/10 (including clinical dates above)
Experienced Foot Care Nurses