Podiatry

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Overview

The Podiatry will introduce you to the basics of Podiatry and the medical procedures needed to perform it as a practice. The role of Podiatrist is a fast-growing profession in the pharmaceutical sector, and treatments of the foot, ankle, and lower leg disorders are increasingly in demand.

This program covers all the medical knowledge and practical history that you’ll need to work as a professional Podiatrist. Typically, this means a thorough understanding of ailments and the physiology of the feet and lower limbs. But you will also need to be trained in the diagnosis of skin infections, muscle problems, toenail problems, and conditions like diabetes.

Please note that this Podiatry 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.

Who is this Course for?

This Podiatry course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain extensive knowledge in the related field.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Method of Assessment:

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.

Certification

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.

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
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

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