Foot Care Nurses are a valuable and necessary medical support for the podiatrist in a podiatry office. With this training RNs have an opportunity to learn important clinical skills that will bring them to a higher level of clinical expertise in performing routine foot care in the podiatric setting.
Dr Robert Spalding, CEO of MediNail Inc, Author of Death By Pedicure and owner of Area Podiatry Inc near Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Bree Wright RN, CFCN, Provincial Advisor for Saskatchewan for the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses (CAFCN)
The MediNail foot care nursing (FCN) program is a 15-module online course involving both theoretical instruction and Virtual Internship Program (VIP) clinical-observation.
The following topics will be addressed regarding foot health:
At the completion of this course, the nurses will be able to obtain consent and pertinent medical history. They will be able to perform a physical assessment of the lower limbs and feet, a risk assessment of the lower limbs and feet, and do sensory testing for peripheral neuropathy of the feet. They will be able to identify educational deficits and provide patient-specific knowledge related to foot care. The nurses will be able to demonstrate the safe use of foot care tools (nippers, splitters, scissors, curette, blacks file, diamond deb file, monofilament, and rotary instrument) in order to provide safe, appropriate foot care. The nurses will also be able to explain the current evidence-based technologies in order to provide safe and effective foot care.
The MediNail Online FCN training is available 24/7 for your convenience or work schedule and is the most complete online FCN course in the US. Graduates of the FCN Course are certified by MediNail and the American College of Medical Foot Care & Esthetics (www.ACMFCE.org). This provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # ____, for 20 Contact hours.
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Contact Dr. Robert Spalding at DrRspalding@gmail.com or Sheryl at Sherylmorgan59@gmail.com or call 423-805-7966 for more information on US FCN program enrollment questions.