Pharmacology for Chiropodists

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

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




8 weeks


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


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:


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 or


Practicing Chiropodists

Topics Covered

There are two parts to this course, as follows:

• 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).

• 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


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