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  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter #8 November 2012  (10/30/2012)
  • Tips for faster care and a happier patient!
    Here are a couple of tips on procedures that will allow you to complete your foot care visit faster while still providing excellent care!

  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter #7 August 2012  (8/7/2012)
  • Guidelines for Hemostasis and Infection Control.
    This is an explanation of appropriate procedures, resources and documentation on these issues. Keep up to date on the medical and legal issues surrounding the important topics.

  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter - January 2012  (1/10/2012)
  • The Business of Foot Care.
    This is an in-depth description of the critical issues in running your own foot care business/practice. Learn about: Scope of Practice; WOCN Certification; Malpractice Insurance; Reimbursement issues and venues who need you to provide this care.

  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter #5  (9/30/2011)
  • Infection Control.
    In this Newsletter we review the CDC and APMA Guidelines on instrument disinfection in routine foot care. This is critical information that we must all comply with.

  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter #4  (3/20/2011)
  • Foot Exams - Part Two
    This is an in-depth case study with findings, interpretations and treatment recommendations. See how much you can anticipate in this fun exercise.

  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter #3  (2/2/2011)
  • Foot Exams - Part One
    There is so much that you can learn from a visual examination of the foot. Learn to interpret what you are seeing. Your clinical judgment needs to be part of your patient evaluation. Follow this case study to see what I mean.

  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter #2  (7/30/2010)
  • Moisturizing dry skin effectively.
    Learn about the ingredients in the creams you're using. Make informed decisions in different situations.

  • Nursing Footcare Newsletter #1  (7/13/2010)
  • Mycotic and Dystrophic toenails.
    How to diagnose them & how to treat them conservatively. Learn the instruments and techniques to use to debride them effectively and safely. Lots of pictures here to learn from.

Rainier Medical Education Programs

Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA
Podiatric Physician & Surgeon
Wound Care Specialist
High Risk Foot Specialist
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