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Basic Foot Care – Timmins Campus
This course is designed to teach basic foot care skills that coincide with providing routine care in activities of daily living in accordance with standards or guidelines set out by the employer or institution. Emphasis is placed on providing care within the institution’s scope of practice and the ability to recognize common risk factors and foot problems that require referral to an appropriate health care provider.
February 3 and 4 (Saturday and Sunday)9am – 4:30pm
Advanced Foot Care – Timmins Campus
Designed for the RN/RPN to expand their basic knowledge and skills in relation to foot care and to provide safe and effective care to high risk individuals and those with predictable foot and nail problems. The advanced foot care course will focus on the diseases and conditions that are most commonly associated with foot problems and will differentiate between those conditions that are within our scope of practice and those that require referral to a physician. Finally, we discuss guidelines for independent practice and summarize the tools and resources necessary to provide professional foot care services.
March 24 and 25 (Saturday and Sunday) 9am – 5pm
The objective of this course is to teach participants how to draw blood and obtain specimens promptly, efficiently, and safely from patients. Participants will learn how to use a syringe, prepare the patient, dispose of contaminated supplies and much more. During the course participants will be expected to perform venipuncture and capillary draws on each other. Please dress casually. Certificates will be issued to participants who attend all instructional hours and successfully complete two venipuncture’s and one capillary draw. Tuition may be eligible for funding through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI). For more information, please contact either the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) or the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).
March 3 and 4 (Saturday and Sunday)
April 21 and 22 (Saturday and Sunday)
9am – 4pm
IV Therapy – Timmins Campus
The goal of this course is to assist participants in developing the skills and demonstrating the knowledge that will provide a high level of safety in the practice of intravenous therapy (embodies administration of solutions and placement of intravenous cannulas). Certificates will be issued to participants who attend all instructional hours, achieve 80% or higher on the test and show proof of successful IV starts (students will be responsible for completion of starts outside of the course). PREREQUSITES: Participants must be Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Paramedics or currently enrolled in an above mentioned program. Tuition may be eligible for funding through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI). For more information, please contact either the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) or the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).
Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm
Cost: $199.00 hst included
Standard First Aid – Timmins Campus
Our comprehensive courses are designed for those who need training due to work requirements or those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. The training includes First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and also includes an orientation on automated external defibrillators (AED’s). Participants will be challenged with theory and practical skills as well as scenarios. Training meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR and is recognized by WSIB and HRSD.
Standard First Aid with CPR Level HCP
Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 5pm
February 10 and 11
March 17 and 18
April 14 and 15
CPR with Level HCP Recertification
Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Standard First Aid – Kirkland Lake Campus
First Aid & CPR (HCP Component may be added – Three-year Certification)
Standard First Aid – Haileybury Campus
First Aid & CPR (3 year certification) Cost: $169
First Aid & CPR with HCP Component ($179)
Time: 9 am to 5 pm