Foundations of Foot Management in Diabetes: A Holistic Approach

Course Information

Course Code

DE808

Instruction Method

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

Fee

$529 domestic / $795.50 international

Length

10 weeks

Instructor(s)

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 7, 2022

End Date: April 17, 2022

Register By: January 28, 2022

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

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

 


COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Effective September 7th all learners, faculty and staff must provide proof of at least one-dose of approved COVID-19 vaccine to participate in any in-person learning or on-site activities. Proof of full vaccination will be required as of October 8th, 2021.

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