Foundations of Foot Management in Diabetes: A Holistic Approach

Course Information

Course Code

DE808

Instruction Method

ONLINE – login information will be emailed one week before the course start date.

Fee

$499

Length

18 weeks. Approximately 48 credit hours.

Instructor(s)

TBD

Learner Outcomes

To identify, prevent and treat complications of the feet related to diabetes based on a patient-centered, evidence-based model.

  1. Recognize the impact of diabetes of the health of Canadians
  2. Complete a holistic assessment of the person with diabetes to determine their risk of developing foot complications.
  3. Identify how the pathology of diabetes and identified risks have impacted the health of the person’s foot and/or can interfere with healing of a foot ulcer.
  4. Develop a plan of care to prevent and/or treat intrinsic and extrinsic diabetes related foot complications.
  5. Ensure sustainability of care to reduce risk of complications

Evaluation Method

Evaluation Item Due Date
Module Quizzes TBD
Case Studies TBD
Essay TBD
Web-based Final Examination TBD

Intended For

Practicing health professionals with knowledge of diabetes and its management. This course will build on basic knowledge already in place.

Text Book

All course material is available online.

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of basic diabetes care and management
  • Computer literacy
    • Students must have access to a computer that meets the minimum system requirements, access to the Internet, and an e-mail account
    • Access to and basic proficiency with a PDF reader, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint are also required as they are used to access course material and submit evaluation items

DE808 Foundations of Foot Management in Diabetes: A Holistic Approach

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