Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course

Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course

47 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

Podiatry assistants are medical assistants that support physicians by carrying out medical and administrative tasks. If your goal is to start a career as a podiatry assistant or foot care assistant, then this Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course is your ticket to success.

This Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course covers the fundamental knowledge needed to assist physicians with a variety of medical specialities in a clinical and administrative environment. In this Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course, you will learn about the general foot treatments, methods for applying dressings, how to treat minor surgeries and advise patients on foot and nail care.

On successful course completion, you will have the confidence and practical skills to be able to perform a wide range of specialist and invasive procedures, with the expert knowledge to raise awareness about general foot health.

Please note that this Podiatrist Assistant Course does not entitle you to join the HCPC register or recognised Podiatrist. This course will not make you a podiatrist but you will come across all the basic guidelines of a podiatrist to boost and shine your knowledge in this particular field of podiatry.

Course design

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

  • 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.

Will 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 Podiatry Assistant Certificate 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.

Course Curriculum

Basics of Podiatry
Module 01: Podiatry Assistant’s Job in the UK 00:15:00
Module 02: The History of Podiatry 00:30:00
Module 03: Anatomy and Physiology of the Foot 00:10:00
Module 04: Pathology of Skin 00:30:00
Module 05: Pathology of Nails 00:15:00
Module 06: Foot Pathologies Relevant to the Lower Limb 00:30:00
Module 07: Basic Biomechanics of the Lower Limb 00:25:00
Module 08: Common Foot Problems 00:45:00
Infection Control Guidelines for Podiatrists
Module 09: Infection, Its Causes and Spread 00:10:00
Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course 00:15:00
Module 11: Personal Protective Clothing 00:20:00
Module 12: Safe Handling of Sharps and Spillage Management 00:20:00
Module 13: Clinical Practice for Infection Control 00:40:00
Foot Problems for People with Diabetes
Module 14: Risk Identification 00:30:00
Module 15: Common Diabetic Foot Problems and Treatments 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Podiatry Assistant Certificate Course 00:20:00

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