We hit the ground running with the successful launch of the brand new online PEDEd Advanced Foot Care Nursing Course offered through UFV.  There was a good vibe  in the air as the attendees mingled and shared their stories and discussed their career path goals with enthusiasm. The students were able to access the course online thanks to UFV who supplied the laptops and the Course Developer who was available to navigate the course through Skype.

Feedback was all positive and the student nurses are excited to meet again in January for the hands on clinical portion of the course. The highlight of the opening event was discovering that two nurses are  advancing their knowledge in foot care as part of their outreach and care for the marginalized and homeless people, once again proving that this is more than just a job for many.

Get Started! If you are an active and enterprising nurse looking for a new career, or you would just like a knowledge and skills refresher, we would love to connect with you!

Send us an email to: info@pededucation.com for more information on this great new course

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Advanced Education Mentor Day puts Smiles on Senior’s Faces

 

It was a full house last Friday at the Senior Come Share Society where foot care nurses took part in a PEDEd sponsored workshop, “Advanced Education Mentor Day,” leaving a positive impact in the Seniors Community in White Rock.

Sandra Tetrault and Tannis Sorge were the featured instructors, where they shared key topics in foot care nursing then gave the nurses the opportunity to put their knowledge on burrs and padding to practise in a clinical setting.  There was a steady stream of seniors throughout the day, who were able to enjoy their foot care experience from nurses whose passion led them to make their chosen careers more than just a job.  One nurse  commented on the satisfaction she felt at the end of the day, knowing she had provided not only much needed foot care, but a time of connecting and sharing with the Seniors from around the community. Sandra Tetrault shared the joy she feels when she meets the unspoken needs of these seniors after going the extra mile to discover what they are, and enjoys seeing the benefits when nurses challenge themselves to a higher standard to do more than just get the job done.

Despite being on their feet all day, without so much as a coffee break, Sandra and Tannis shared their enthusiasm and motivated their students through their hands on mentorship, where they took the time to observe each nurse, one on one. With the inspiration from these two successful instructors, the student nurses hard work and a chance to interact and take care of the senior’s needs at the Come Share Society Home,  it truly was a day to remember!

Lastly, a big “shout out” to the Come Share Society for hosting and opening their doors to this free community event!

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  • Nursing Foot Care Course + Clinical
  • Advanced Education for Foot Care Nurses
  • Preventative Foot Care for the Diabetic
  • Education Workshops for Health Care Providers
  • Mentorship Workshops
  • Preventative Foot Care for Seniors
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