The aim of the Therapeutic Stock Footwear course delivered by Salford University is to provide podiatrists with the knowledge and skills to proficiently assess, fit and evaluate patients for therapeutic stock footwear from a range of footwear manufacturers and suppliers.
This 3-day course is taught through lectures, interactive sessions, and workshops with patients. It also features a visit to a local manufacturing company.
On completion of the taught element, the students will complete 12 months’ supervision/mentorship with an HCPC registered orthotist or a podiatrist.
Therapeutic Stock Footwear Course: Further Information
The course consists of 3 days attendance at the University of Salford for the taught element (lectures, interactive sessions, workshops with patients and a visit to a local manufacturing company).
This diverse range of teaching approaches has been chosen as being applicable for the both the acquisition of the underpinning knowledge and practical skills necessary to meet the learning objectives. The students are also provided with pre-course learning.
On completion of the taught element, the students complete 12 months supervision/ mentorship by an HCPC registered orthotist or a podiatrist (who has completed the course previously and is registered with SCP). The assessment is a portfolio of practice base cases. Upon successful completion of the Therapeutic Stock Footwear course, a certificate is issued by the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.