Local Anesthesia and Injections for Chiropodists
Hybrid – login information will be emailed on the course start date
This course covers all aspects (including pharmacology, indications, contraindications, complications, related emergencies, injection techniques, current/evidence based advancements and recommendations) of all the injectables currently listed on the Ontario Chiropody Drug List, and is intended to provide a solid foundation for the use of other injectables in the future. While emphasis will be directed towards local anaesthetic and corticosteroid agents, this course will also examine the current role of prolotherapy agents, sclerotherapy agents, and articular lubricants in clinical practice.
The course consists of both didactic (online) and practical (Michener Lab Facilities) components. It is designed to allow learners to progress through the didactic online modules at their own pace, and then have the opportunity to apply, practice, and master the concepts learned during the online component in the laboratory sessions.
This course is intended to be comprehensive in nature. It is suitable for those without previous exposure to this material or experience in these techniques, while also being an excellent review for those who would like to update their skills or who desire a refresher on these concepts.
In-class practical and examination (self-assessments available online)
Students must complete the online portion of this course before attending the practical/exam session.
A minimum number of participants is required for the workshop to run, so there may be delays and rescheduling at short notice.
Local Anesthesia and Injections for Chiropodists – CH804
COVID Vaccine Requirement:
Proof of full vaccination will be required.
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