Podiatry Training Course

Podiatry Training Course

96 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

Pain/ache in your foot/heel/toe are more common and recurring than you might assume. But what about the solution?

The answer lies in Podiatry/Chiropody. Whether helping others in pain or for your own sake, podiatry is a demanding skill to acquire and essential knowledge to acquire.

With this Podiatry Training Course, you will learn to assess the condition of feet/ankles/lower legs, basic foot pathologies, causes & remedies of recurring foot problems, risk identification, standard infection control procedures and many more!

You will learn which physical exams/tests, x rays, and other methods to consider for further assessments of the condition. Moreover, you’ll be able to appropriately advise and instruct on foot and ankle care and general wellness techniques to others for an increase in their mobility and overall quality of life.

Explore a variety of foot and ankle infirmities, their causes, symptoms, possible remedies, and precautions — go above and beyond in podiatry!

Please note that in this Podiatry Training Course you will come across all the basic guidelines of a podiatrist to boost and shine your knowledge in this particular field of podiatry. However, the title Podiatrist is protected by the HCPC and completion of this course does not entitle you to use the protected title or practise as a podiatrist. Also, it does not qualify you to join the HCPC register. If you are looking for a course to comply with HCPC’s requirements, please contact the relevant authority.

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

  • 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.

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 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.

Course Curriculum

Basics of Podiatry
Module 1: Podiatry’s Role in Primary Care 00:30:00
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
Module 10: Standard Principles of Infection Control 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 Training Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Podiatry Training Course 00:20:00

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