Ruth Ruttan & Assoc.

Courses Offered

Each Course we offer can be customized to the needs of your organization. Please contact us for details.

Courses listed below are held in Sharon, ON, Canada see map unless otherwise specified. All prices are in Canadian dollars.


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Annual Conference

Visit our Conference page for details about the Annual Footcare Conference.


Courses

Advanced Nursing Footcare

Course Outline

Designed for RN's and RPN's, this 5 day program provides basic through to advanced theoretical and practical instruction in non-invasive footcare. A holistic approach is taken in assessing the client and relating their general health to that of their feet. Students will practice on each other, so please DON'T CUT your toenails for one month prior to start of course! Note: This is an intense program requiring successful completion of a theoretical and practical examination for certification. Full attendance is mandatory. Course fee includes course manual, instruments, lab costs.


Cost $1100.00


Dates Offered Location
Jan 16 - 20, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Course full
Feb 27 - Mar 03, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Course full
Mar 20 - 24, 2017 Barrie, Ontario Course full
Apr 03 - 07, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Course full
May 08 - 12, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Course full
Jun 12 - 16, 2017 Sharon Course full
Sep 11 - 15, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Info & Registration
Oct 16 - 20, 2017 Barrie, Ontario Info & Registration
Oct 30 - Nov 03, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Info & Registration
Dec 04 - 08, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Info & Registration

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Diabetes Footcare

Course Outline

This 2 day course includes some general updates of diabetes and the impact of the disease on the feet and lower extremities. The role of the nurse in comprehensive footcare assessment, ulcer prevention and footcare management is emphasized. Various assessment tools will be discussed. A clinical component highlighting risk assessment skills is included.Prerequisite - Footcare certificate


Cost $250.00


Dates Offered Location
Mar 28 - 29, 2017 Sharon Info & Registration
Jun 20 - 21, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Info & Registration

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Entrepreneurship

Course Outline

Course OutlineThis program is designed for nurses who are considering independent practise as a footcare nurse. We will give consideration to the characteristics of an entrepreneur and what is involved in developing a successful practise. Tips of the trade will be shared as we discuss naming your business, reaching your target market, developing business cards and securing contracts. It is all about what you need to get you out the door!


Cost $150.00


Dates Offered Location
Mar 30, 2017 Sharon Info & Registration
Jun 22, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Info & Registration

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21st Annual Footcare Conference

Course Outline

The most well attended Nursing Footcare Conference in the province.... This is an event not to be missed! We bring to you leaders in continuing education and providers of cutting edge products for enhancing your knowledge and service.
Join our Networking Session on Friday evening where you can build and grow relationships with others in the field.
Our conference page will be updated as more information becomes available.


Cost $0.00


Dates Offered Time Location
Sep 29 - 29, 2017 07:30 - 08:30 Hazelton Manor, Vaughan, ON

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Nail Pathologies

Course Outline

A review of various nail pathologies with an emphasis on the ingrown nail will be discussed. We will complete the day with a clinical component and review of various nippers, scissors and the dremel. Please grow your toenails for this class!Prerequisite - Footcare Certificate


Cost $150.00


Dates Offered Location
Jan 24 - 24, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Info & Registration

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Corns Callouses and Warts

Course Outline

A review of the etiology of each will be discussed. Nursing interventions and client education will be emphasized. There will be a hands-on opportunity to review the use of the credo and scalpel so please save those corns and callouses! Prerequisite - Footcare Certificate


Cost $150.00


Dates Offered Location
Jan 25, 2017 Sharon, Ontario Info & Registration

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Padding and Strapping

Course Outline

This program is facilitated by Tracy Oliver, MA, BSc, DPodM, Cert Ad Ed. It includes principles of tissue stress, associated foot lesions and pathologies. An introduction to various clinical padding materials to alleviate tissue stress on identified foot lesions and contraindications will be discussed. A practical demonstration of easy, safe and effective clinical padding will be given. Then your turn to practice! Prerequisite: Footcare certificate


Cost $250.00


Dates Offered Location
Nov 11, 2016 15 David Willson Trail, Sharon, ON L0G 1V0 Info & Registration

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