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    • 1 Jan 2019
    • 12:00 AM
    • 31 Dec 2019
    • 11:30 PM
    • Varies

    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.

    • 7 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM (EST)
    • 9 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale Hotel, Mississauga, ON

    Welcome to the Canadian Association of Podiatric Medicine Conference. The 20th Annual Clinical Conference will take you to Mississauga from November 7th to 9th, 2019.

    This three-day event at the Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale Hotel offers chiropodists, podiatrists, office staff and other health professionals the opportunity to join a dynamic educational conference that is essential to professional development.

    The 2019 Conference promises to provide something for everyone with renowned international speakers, interactive seminars, and hands on workshops. Topics include: diabetes, dermatology, biomechanics, various equipment demonstrations, and much more.

    The CFPM Conference is the place to be to:

    • Engage with an incredible line up of speakers
    • Gain industry knowledge with various fields sessions
    • Meet, network and exchange ideas with others in the profession
    • Discover the newest products and services in the industry

      • 15 Feb 2020
      • 4:00 PM
      • 23 Feb 2020
      • 8:00 AM
      • Departs and returns out of Fort Lauderdale

      SOLD OUT!

    Past events

    8 Nov 2018 CFPM 19th Annual Conference

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