Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses

The Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses is an organization formed by practicing Foot Care Nurses from across Canada.

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CAFCN member news

The Launch of Diabetic Foot Canada

The CAWC is now heading a multi-partner initiative called Diabetic Foot Canada (DFC), working with several government bodies and not-forprofit organizations. DFC is focused solely on diabetic foot disease, with a strong tie-in to the important etiological issues of diabetes.

The Launch of Diabetic Foot Canada: An Initiative Aimed at Reducing the Burden of Diabetic Foot Complications (PDF) »

A Workshop on the Prevention and Management of Diabetic Foot Complications (PDF) »

Evaluation of a peer-led self-management education programme PEP Talk: Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You (PDF) »

Foundations of Wound Care in Just Four Steps »

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses is to advance the practice of foot care through a collaborative and networking process for all individuals providing foot care.

Read the CAFCN bylaws »

Goals:

  • Collaborate with health care professionals across Canada to promote optimal care and improve client outcomes
  • Develop educational opportunities, national guidelines and a certification process for nursing foot care.
  • Promote public awareness of the benefits of foot care and of the role of a foot care nurse within the health care team.
  • Facilitate the development and publication of clinical and research based articles related to the advancement of nursing foot care.

See the letter from Pat MacDonald, President of CAFCN »