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    • 1 Jan 2020
    • 12:00 AM (EST)
    • 31 Oct 2021
    • 11:30 PM (EDT)
    • Varies
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    Objectives of proposed program and target audience
    To train employed podiatric assistants and obtain a certification in podiatric assisting.

    Requirements to take the course
    High school diploma( a grade 12 biology credit is ideal).
    To be eligible to write the exam, the student must have worked as a podiatric assistant for a minimum of one year.
    Must have current First Aid and CPR certification.

    Pre-requisite book
    Memmler’s Structure and Function of the Human Body, 10th edition. By Taylor, Jason J. & Cohen, Barbara J. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, 2013.

    Recommended books
    Common Foot Disorders by Neale, Donald & Adams, Isobel. Churchill & Livingstone
    Saunders Medical Office Management, 3rd edition. By. Alice A Andress.

    Timeline to Complete
    12+ months (must write exam at conference within 23 months of registering for program)

    At the end of each chapter are questions to be completed.  Please have your employer or colleague mark your chapter questions and record the completion date and grade. This information will be required to be handed into CFPM at the time of the final exam.

    Recommended adjunct workshops
    Hands on training or workshops are recommended to be completed at conferences prior to writing the final exam.
    Passing grade on final exam, examination date for first intake of registrants is at the CFPM conference in November 2018.
    Must attain a minimum of  80% to pass.

    Maintaining Certification

    After certification, a minimum of 14 hours of continuing education must be completed within a 2-year cycle.
    Must be an assistant member of the CFPM and must be actively employed by a CFPM member practitioner.
    Must maintain their CPR certification.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No cancellation or refunds allowed once the registrant is in receipt of the assistants program manual.

    A partial refund of 50% is permitted if a registrant ceases to be employed by a CFPM registered Chiropodist/Podiatrist within 3 months of registration. If employment cessation is after 3 months of registration; no refund is allowed. In order to receive the refund the manual must be returned to the CFPM office.

    • 1 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 AM (EDT)
    • 30 Sep 2021
    • 11:30 PM (EDT)
    • Not Applicable
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    CFPM Board of Directors - Expression of Interest

    Volunteering is a great way to expand your network, learn new skills and contribute to your professional community.

    Your motivation for sharing some of your time with CFPM can be for a number of reasons:
    Give back to your profession.

    • Enhance your professional and business skills.
    • Develop your industry contacts and relationships.
    • Support the sector in which you work, and help influence the direction of CFPM.
    • Help fellow association members benefit from high-caliber programs and events.

    Whatever the reason, you are guaranteed to get more from your CFPM membership by getting involved on the Board of Directors - become a volunteer leader with CFPM and help to set the strategic direction for the association.

    The Board of Directors meets every four to six weeks with the exception of the summer months. The estimated contribution of time totaling approximately 2 – 6 hours.

    If you know you can contribute the time and wish to serve on the Board for a minimum of one year, please complete our form. A representative may have additional questions to determine where your skills might be of greatest help to the members of CFPM.

    Thank you!

    • 24 Sep 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Via Webinar
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    Do You Want To Be A Confident Healthcare Privacy Officer?

    Many privacy officers in small healthcare practices have other roles – as a clinic manager, healthcare provider, computer network technician, or business owner. It is little wonder that new privacy officers can feel overwhelmed when trying to balance these responsibilities each and every day.

    If you are a privacy officer in a healthcare practice who needs practical privacy management strategies to protect your patients and your healthcare business but aren’t sure how to get started, here's the solution you've been looking for!

    Start your practical privacy strategies to become a confident healthcare privacy officer to protect your patients and your healthcare business.

    Register now – and start your journey to become a confident privacy officer!

    In this 60-minute webinar, you will receive an introduction to the:

    • Health information privacy principles and legislation
    • Purpose of a privacy management program
    • Purpose of a privacy awareness training program
    • Purpose of a privacy breach management program
    • Roles and responsibilities of a privacy officer

    Also receive a sample job description template for a healthcare privacy officer and Learning Resources Guide.

    Event Details:

    Friday, September 24, 2021
    1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

    Our Speaker:


    Jean L. Eaton

    Jean Eaton is constructively obsessive about privacy and confidentiality in the healthcare sector.

    Jean assists healthcare providers, clinic managers, practice managers, privacy officers, and independent healthcare practice owners with practical privacy awareness training and tools that are easy to implement, consistent content, cost-effective, and meaningful to your day-to-day business.

    Jean L. Eaton, BA Admin (Healthcare), CHIM, CC is the Practical Privacy Coach and Practice Management Mentor of Information Managers Ltd.

    Jean is an experienced leader in health information management and has worked with multi-disciplinary health care service professionals in primary, acute, and tertiary care facilities across Canada.

    Jean has successfully assisted primary care physicians, chiropractics, pharmacists, podiatrists, primary care networks, and other health care providers to develop privacy impact assessments (PIA) and office policies and procedures and training regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of health information.

    Full bio

    • 8 Oct 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)
    • Via Webinar
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    Chromonychia - colourful nails!

    Nail pathologies are something we see a lot in our practices but probably the most striking are nails with colour changes. Chromonychia is a broad term that covers an array of clinical pathologies that can cause alteration in the colour of the nail, nail bed or nail unit. This presentation will look at a range of clinical conditions from trauma to infections systemic illness to tumours all of which may present as chromonychia. Particularly attention will be given to melanonychia which can frequently be a cause of concern to chiropodists.

    Event Details:

    Friday, October 8, 2021
    1:00 - 1:45 p.m. EST

    Our Speaker:


    Ivan Bristow

    Throughout his career, Ivan has held a passion for dermatology. He has promoted podiatric dermatology worldwide working with podiatrists, dermatologists and general practitioners on various education programmes and in researching new technologies and treatments. In addition, he has authored books, published over 100 papers and runs a successful blog. He holds visiting appointments at Universities in the UK and Australia and continues to lecture around the world as well as regularly working in a busy clinic in Hampshire, UK.




    • 22 Oct 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Via Webinar
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    Worrying About How To Respond To A Privacy Breach?

    When you have a privacy breach you must recognize the breach, contain it, notify the affected individuals, and prevent it from happening again. When you have this plan you will have confidence that you have identified and managed your areas of risk and dramatically reduce the risk of a privacy breach. Your staff will recognize a privacy breach early and respond quickly. You will manage the breach with minimum of risk to your patients, clients, and your practice.

    Learn to:

    • Recognize a privacy breach
    • Understand why a privacy breach is a significant problem
    • Understand the cost of a privacy breach and why you need to be prepared now
    • Introduce you to the 4 Step Response Plan
    • Prevent a privacy breach from happening again

    … and much, MUCH more!

    If you are a privacy officer, practice manager, healthcare provider, or a clinic manager who wants to confidently and properly manage a privacy breach, then this webinar is for you!

    In the world of privacy breaches ‘If' has become ‘When'. Will you be ready?

    If you want to confidently and properly manage a privacy breach, join us for the webinar.

    This Webinar Includes:

    • Live webinar
    • Q&A with Jean Eaton, Your Practical Privacy Coach when you join the webinar live
    • Access to the replay for a limited time
    • PDF cheat sheets
    • Infographic – 4 Step Response Plan
    • BONUS – Privacy Breach Awareness Training for YOUR employee's orientation. Includes Video – “Can You Spot the Privacy Breach?”, Learning Guide, Post Test, and Certificates of Completion
    Event Details:

    Friday, October 22, 2021
    1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

    Our Speaker:


    Jean L. Eaton

    Jean Eaton is constructively obsessive about privacy and confidentiality in the healthcare sector.

    Jean assists healthcare providers, clinic managers, practice managers, privacy officers, and independent healthcare practice owners with practical privacy awareness training and tools that are easy to implement, consistent content, cost-effective, and meaningful to your day-to-day business.

    Jean L. Eaton, BA Admin (Healthcare), CHIM, CC is the Practical Privacy Coach and Practice Management Mentor of Information Managers Ltd.

    Jean is an experienced leader in health information management and has worked with multi-disciplinary health care service professionals in primary, acute, and tertiary care facilities across Canada.

    Jean has successfully assisted primary care physicians, chiropractics, pharmacists, podiatrists, primary care networks, and other health care providers to develop privacy impact assessments (PIA) and office policies and procedures and training regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of health information.

    Full bio


    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EST)
    • 13 Nov 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual
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    We are so excited about this year's conference. Supported by a brand new virtual event platform, this will be an elevated experience for our delegates and exhibitors.

    This year's theme is Re-connect. During the past several months we have all become disconnected in one way or another from friends, family, work, play and travel. Getting back to the way things were pre-COVID seems like an impossible dream. But we are getting closer to returning to something that resembles normalcy.

    This year we invite you to re-connect with your colleagues and your community via our interactive and engaging platform. Better than ever, it will promote interactivity and will allow delegates to attend from anywhere around the world.

    Our program is still being developed but it will be exceptional.

    Here is our conference schedule snapshot:

    • Thursday, November 11 - Pre-Conference - 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Pre-registration is required
      • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Effective Medical Device Reprocessing Impacts Quality of Care (includes certificate of completion) - $50.00
      • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Medicine Bag Workshop (includes pre-shipped materials) with Marc Forgette of Makatew Workshops - $40.00
      • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - The New Marketing Tools You Can Use to Market Your Practice with Rem Jackson of Top Practices LLC - $40.00
    • Friday, November 12 - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, November 13 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Delegate Registration Fees are as follows:

    Members:
    • Full Delegate - $250
    • Assistant - $170
    • Student - $30
    • 2021 Graduate - $125
    • 2020 Graduate - $220

    Non-Members

    • Full Delegate - $500
    • Assistant - $245
    • Student - $50
    • 2021 Graduate - $175
    • 2020 Graduate - $300

    CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY Full refunds, less admin fee per registrant will be granted for cancellations received in writing prior to October 31, 2021. Refunds will not be granted after October 31, 2021. Refunds will not be given for no-shows after the conference.

    • 12 Nov 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • 13 Nov 2021
    • 2:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual Conference
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    The 2021 CFPM Annual Conference provides the opportunity to showcase your products and services to an audience with a common goal to foster the development of safe and effective products and therapies for patients.

    This year's conference will once again be delivered virtually but with a best in class platform that provides an enhanced ability to connect with via video. 

    To view the virtual exhibition video walk through, CLICK HERE

    Exhibitor booths Option 1 - $650

    • 2D/3D Designed Tradeshow Booth Option One (with video embedded)
    • Link to vendor website embedded in portal
    • Vendor selects design from image library
    • Customization limited to logo placement
    • On Demand video placement of sponsor's choosing
    • Ability to download Digital Content i.e. brochures
    • Listing on Exhibitor Directory Page including clickable display and lead generation

    Exhibitor booths Option 2 - $2,000 - Exclusive to Lead and Title Sponsors (see below)

    • 2D/3D Designed Tradeshow Booth Option One (with video embedded)
    • Link to vendor website embedded in portal
    • Fully customized image, to vendor specifications (3 revisions)
    • On Demand video placement of sponsor's choosing
    • Ability to download Digital Content (brochures 
    • Listing on Exhibitor Directory Page including clickable display and lead generation

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Take advantage of the variety of Sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 CFPM Annual Conference, we offer promotional opportunities for you among more than 250 delegates from across Canada from a diverse range of professions related to foot care. Our conference caters to all members of the office, including front and back of house staff.

    Sponsorship Options

    Lead Sponsor (Exclusive) - $5,000

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 2 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Logo on 2D/3D main lobby (i.e. landing page)
    • Logo on 2D/3D main stage (i.e. plenary room)
    • Three branded "tables" in networking sessions

    Title Sponsor (Exclusive) - $3,500

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 2 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Logo on 2D/3D main lobby (i.e. landing page)
    • Logo on 2D/3D main stage (i.e. plenary room)
    • Two branded "tables" in networking sessions

    Keynote Sponsor (2 Only) - $2,500 (not including cost of speaker)

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Logo on keynote speaker page
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Logo on 2D/3D main stage (i.e. plenary room)
    • Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker

    Virtual Lounge Sponsor (1 Only) - $2,500

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Logo on keynote speaker page
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Custom designed lounge with sponsor branding
    • Clickable graphic elements used to access other areas of the event site
    • Opportunity for live element placement (i.e. on demand videos)

    Breakout Session Sponsor (Multiple) - $1,000 (not including cost of speaker)

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Opportunity to introduce breakout speaker

    Networking Table Sponsor (Multiple) - $1,200

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • 2D/3D designed page where guests can join "tables" and network with others via video chat - Table branded with sponsor logo

    Delegate Bag Sponsor (Multiple) - $750 (not including cost of insert)

    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Opportunity to provide insert into delegate bag which will be shipped to each delegate in advance of conference.

    For more details, please contact:


    Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine

    Brynne Wrigley
    Director of Events
    events@cfpmcanada.ca
    905-331-5227, ext 202

Past events

18 Jun 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #8 - Treatment of trigger points using Radial Shockwave in a Podiatric setting. A novel approach
4 Jun 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #7 - The six principal factors involved with staff disengagement or de-motivation and the "Engagement Wheel"
28 May 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #6 - Solutions beyond Orthotics
30 Apr 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #5 - 5 Steps to Prepare for a Public Health Medical Device Reprocessing Audit
16 Apr 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #4 - How Patients Really Find You in 2021
19 Mar 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #3 - Met head heloma’s: a review and clinical considerations in orthotic management
5 Mar 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #2 - Photodisinfection for Onychomycosis: Science and Treatment
19 Feb 2021 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #1 - Managing your Time and Personal Energy
29 Jan 2021 CFPM Annual General Meeting
13 Nov 2020 CFPM 21st Annual Conference - Virtual Exhibitor
12 Nov 2020 CFPM 21st Annual Conference - Virtual Edition
11 Jun 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #9
4 Jun 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #8
21 May 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #7
14 May 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #6
7 May 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #5
30 Apr 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #4
23 Apr 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #3
16 Apr 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #2
9 Apr 2020 CFPM Webinar Series - Webinar #1
7 Nov 2019 CFPM 20th Annual Conference REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
1 Jan 2019 CFPM Certified Podiatric Assistant Program 2019/2020
8 Nov 2018 CFPM 19th Annual Conference

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