Committed to Ongoing Education for Canadian Foot Care Nurses
Nursing Foot Care Courses in Canada
(See sidebar note with regards to course listings)
- 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.
|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|
|Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET)
Registration fees only to a maximum of $2000.00/application
|Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for Alberta LPNs
$1000/year for post basic education
|CRPNA Continuing Education Funding
Maximum individual funding supports available are $2,000/year
|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|
|Nurses Recruitment & Retention Continuing Education Funding||www.gov.mb.ca/health/nurses/conted.html|
|The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador||www.arnnl.ca|
|The Registered Nurses Association of The Northwest Territories and Nunavut||www.rnantnu.ca|
|College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia||www.crnns.ca|
|College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia||www.clpnns.ca|
|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|
|College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)||www.cno.org|
|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|
|Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario||www.rnfoo.org|
|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|
|None known, though a few nurses have been funded via their employers if the training was considered beneficial to their job descriptions.|
|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 email@example.com|
|Regulatory bodies above|