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Nursing Foot Care Courses in Canada

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  • All nurses are advised to evaluate their own learning needs and to choose educational activity that meets the standards of their governing nursing body.
  • Requirement needed to obtain 3rd party billing status or a foot care provider authorization number vary from province to province and are different for individual insurance providers.
  • All nurses are advised to verify in advance any course they take will enable them to meet local requirements and needs in their area of planned practice.
  • For more information, contact your provincial/territorial advisor.

Associations & Funding Resources

Below is a list of associations and funding resources for each province/territory.

REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta www.clpna.com
College of Registered Nurses of Alberta www.nurses.ab.ca
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta www.crpna.ab.ca
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET)
Registration fees only to a maximum of $2000.00/application
www.nurses.ab.ca
Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for Alberta LPNs
$1000/year for post basic education
foundation.clpna.com
CRPNA Continuing Education Funding
Maximum individual funding supports available are $2,000/year
www.crpna.ab.ca
REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia www.clpnbc.org
College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia www.crnbc.ca
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia www.crpnbc.ca
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
BC Nurses Union www.bcnu.org
REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba www.clpnm.ca
College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba www.crnm.mb.ca
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba www.cprnm.mb.ca
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
Nurses Recruitment & Retention Continuing Education Funding www.gov.mb.ca/health/nurses/conted.html
REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of New Brunswick www.anblpn.ca
College of Registered Nurses of New Brunswick www.nanb.nb.ca
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of New Brunswick www.anblpn.ca

No current information

Coming soon!

REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia www.crnns.ca
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia www.clpnns.ca
Nova Scotia Foot Care Nurses Interest Group nsfcnig@gmail.com
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
CDHA has Nurses Helping Nurses Fund and other scholarships, some union locals, district health authority, employer-managed funds from Nursing Strategy Initiative, workplace education committees

Coming soon!

REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) www.cno.org/Global/docs/prac/41011_fsIndepPrac.pdf
ASSOCIATIONS/OTHER RESOURCES
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) rnao.ca
Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) www.rpnao.org
Nurses Entrepreneurial Foot Care Association (NEFCA) www.nefca.ca
Independent Business Group (IB SIG) www.rpnao.org/ibsig
Independent Practice Nurses Interest Group (IPNIG) www.ipnig.ca
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario www.rnfoo.org/images/award_documents/2014-Awards-brochure-FINAL.pdf
REGULATORY BODIES:
OIIQ/ONQ–Order of Nurses of Québec www.oiiq.org
OIIAQ – Order of LPNs of Québec (Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers auxiliaires du Québec) www.oiiaq.org/en/order
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
None known, though a few nurses have been funded via their employers if the training was considered beneficial to their job descriptions.
REGULATORY BODIES:
Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN) www.salpn.com
Saskatchewan Association of Registered Nurses (SARN) www.srna.org
Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan (RPNAS) www.rpnas.com
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
Currently nothing available
REGULATORY BODIES:
Licensed Practical Nurses of Yukon Yukon Government, Community Services Licensing Officer, Professional Licensing & Regulatory Affairs, Box 2703 Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6 www.community.gov.yk.ca/lpn
Yukon Registered Nurses Association Suite 204, 4133–4th Avenue, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1H8 admin@yrna.ca
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:
Regulatory bodies above