Foundations of Foot Management in Diabetes: A Holistic Approach

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

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


$529 domestic / $795.50 international


10 weeks


Antonietta Galati RC, BA (KINE), Dip. (MT), D.Pod.M.

Learner Outcomes

Students in the Foundations of Foot Management in Diabetes course will learn to identify, prevent and manage complications of the feet related to diabetes based on a patient-centered, evidence-based model. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  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 manage 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 Week 2, 4, 7
Graded Online Discussion Week 2, 4, 7
Assignment 1 Week 5
Assignment 2 Week 9
Web-based Final Examination Week 10

Intended For

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

Start Date: February 5, 2024

End Date: April 14, 2024

Register By: January 28, 2024

Text Book

All course material is available online.


  • 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

Foundations of Foot Management in Diabetes: A Holistic Approach – DE808


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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
Fully online courses do not require proof of vaccination.

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