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Committed to Ongoing Education for Canadian Foot Care Nurses

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Frequently asked questions about certification for foot care nurses

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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.

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
REGULATORY BODIES:
The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador www.arnnl.ca
ASSOCIATIONS/OTHER RESOURCES
REGULATORY BODIES:
The Registered Nurses Association of The Northwest Territories and Nunavut www.rnantnu.ca
ASSOCIATIONS/OTHER RESOURCES
REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia www.crnns.ca
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia www.clpnns.ca
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
REGULATORY BODIES:
The Registered Nurses Association of The Northwest Territories and Nunavut www.rnantnu.ca
ASSOCIATIONS/OTHER RESOURCES
Nunavut Nurses www.nunavutnurses.ca
REGULATORY BODIES:
College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) www.cno.org
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
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