Podiatrist Training Course
According to a survey, the employment of podiatrists is calculated to rise by 10 per cent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all professions.
Therefore, take your steps toward a career that can lead to a wide range of roles, positions and a lifetime of opportunities!
This course reveals everything that you need to know about a career as a podiatrist, including crucial roles of a podiatrist and how to succeed in this profession with lots of details.
With this course, you will learn to assess the condition of a patient’s feet, ankles, or lower legs, understand the importance of reviewing the patient’s medical history, listening or considering to patient’s concerns, and successfully perform a physical examination.
You will understand the necessity of performing a different kind of physical exams, x rays, medical laboratory tests, and other methods. Moreover, be able to appropriately advise and instruct patients on foot and ankle care and general wellness techniques that improve patient’s mobility and overall quality of life.
Explore a variety of foot and ankle infirmities, their causes, symptoms, possible remedies, and precautions.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
While I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Podiatrist Training Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Basics of Podiatry|
|Module 1: Podiatry’s Role in Primary Care||00:30:00|
|Module 2: The History of Podiatry||00:45:00|
|Module 3: Anatomy and Physiology of the Foot||00:00:00|
|Module 4: Pathology of Skin||00:30:00|
|Module 5: Pathology of Nails||00:30:00|
|Module 6: Foot Pathologies Relevant to the Lower Limb||00:30:00|
|Module 7: Basic Biomechanics of the Lower Limb||00:45:00|
|Module 8: Common Foot Problems||01:00:00|
|Infection Control Guidelines for Podiatrists|
|Module 9: Infection, Its Causes and Spread||00:20:00|
|Module 10: Standard Principles of Infection Control||00:30:00|
|Module 11: Personal Protective Clothing||00:30:00|
|Module 12: Safe Handling of Sharps and Spillage Management||00:30:00|
|Module 13: Clinical Practice for Infection Control||01:00:00|
|Foot Problems for People with Diabetes|
|Module 14: Risk Identification||00:30:00|
|Module 15: Common Diabetic Foot Problems and Treatments||00:30:00|
|Mock Exam – Podiatrist Training Course||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Podiatrist Training Course||00:20:00|
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