Pharmacology for Chiropodists

Course Information

Course Code

CH802

Instruction Method

Online – login information will be emailed on the course start date

Fee

$699

Length

8 weeks

Instructor(s)

Cesar Mendez

Learner Outcomes

This course provides the educational basis for practicing Chiropodists to utilize new prescription rights outlined in the expanded scope of practice under Schedule 2 Antibiotics and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories for Oral Use. This course is also relevant to practitioners who wish to update their knowledge and skills in prescribing oral antibiotics and NSAIDS.

Intended For

Practicing chiropodists


Note:

Once you have completed part A & B of CH802, in order to be granted prescribing privileges by The College of Chiropodists of Ontario, you must:

• Request a formal transcript from The Michener Registrar. The transcript will then be sent directly to the College. Please find the transcript form and information at: http://www.michener.ca/current/trans.php

 

Text Book

Golan, David E. Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiological Basis of Drug Therapy, Edition 3. Please note: 2nd edition is also acceptable. This textbook is NOT included in the course fee. It can be purchased at the U of T bookstore, or online at chapters.ca or amazon.ca.

Prerequisites

Practicing Chiropodists

Topics Covered

There are two parts to this course, as follows:

PART A:
• The 8 week online component covers an Introduction to Pharmacology, Pain Management and Analgesic Agents (NSAIDS), and Antibiotics (Penicillins-PCNs, Cephalosporins-Cephs, Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim-Septra, Bactrim, Clindamycin, Macrolides, Fluroquinolones, Tetracycline hydrochloride).

PART B:
• You must complete a period of self-directed practice that is supervised (by a physician or healthcare professional licensed to prescribe) with respect to pharmacological interventions.
• During this time, you will be expected to implement and follow-up pharmacological management plans for five patients in your practice.
• The practicum must be completed within 3 months of finishing the 8 week online component PART A.

Pharmacology for Chiropodists (CH802) – Continuing Education

Courses

CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
CH802-1Pharmacology for ChiropodistsOnline$699.00Sep-06-2016 to Oct-28-2016Aug-28-2016Closed
CH802-2Pharmacology for ChiropodistsOnline$699.00Jan-09-2017 to Mar-03-2017Jan-04-2017Open