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Learn How To Market Your Foot Care Practice Download Marketing Your Foot Care Practice

Through this training program, you will learn how to attract clients and grow your foot care practice by marketing to retirement homes, adult family homes, and senior centers.

Professional Foot Care Training for Nurses Books on Foot Care

The must-have reference books for foot care practitioners.

Free Foot Care Training Videos Free Foot Care Training Videos

Free Foot Care Nursing CE Program! Check out when our next free training is going to happen here!

AFCNA National Conference AFCNA National Conference


Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have had to cancel our 2020 National Conference.

We have rescheduled for Fall of 2022 !!

Hilton Hotel & Conference Center
3900 American Blvd West
Bloomington, Minnesota 55437

Program Schedule

Day 1 – Friday – April 3, 2020


9:30 - 10:30 -- Strategies to Enhance Foot Health. Kate Clayton-Jones MBA MSN RN CFCS CFCN

10:30 -10:45 -- BREAK - 15 min

11:00 -12:00 -- HIPAA & Other Mysteries of the Universe - Julia Reiland, Attorney at Law

12:00 -1:00 -- LUNCH - Minnesota Board of Nursing - "Foot Care Nursing Standards" - Kimberly Miller, MC, BSN, RN

1:00 - 2:00 -- Benefits of Diabetic Shoes - Sharon Felber, Certified Pedorthist

2:00 - 2:45 -- Sanding Basics Files, Bits & Burrs - Debbie Fleming, BScN, RN, CFCS, CFCN

2:45 - 3:15 -- BREAK - 30 min

3:15 - 4:00 -- Compression 101 - Katie Meyer, Medical Advisor

4:00 - 5:00 -- Skin Care for High Risk Patients - Diana Gallagher MS, RN, CWOCN, CFCN


-------Friday Evening Events!!!

5:30 PM - Social Hour - Meet your Colleagues & Network!! (cash/credit bar)
6:30 PM - Banquet Dinner Event **A Special Event - Extra Fee

Day 2 – Saturday – April 4, 2020


9:05 - 9:30 -- Infection Control in Foot Care - Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA

9:30 -10:30 -- What Toes Are Telling Us and Why it Matters - Kate Clayton-Jones MBA RN CFCS CFCN

10:30 -11:00 -- BREAK - 30 min

11:00 -12:00 -- Palliative Care Made Easy - Christopher Case

12:00 - 1:00 -- LUNCH

1:00 - 3:00 -- Breakout Sessions Choose 2 programs to attend. Each will be presented two times.

Session A - Portability & Convenience of a Mobile Foot Care Practice - Bonnie Ackles, RN CFCS

Session B - Compression Garments and Total Contact Casts – Katie Meyer, Lyle Jeffries

Session C - Learning the Art of Shoe Lacing - Kate Clayton-Jones MBA MSN RN CFCS CFCN

3:00 - 3:15 -- BREAK - 15 min

3:15 - 3:45 -- Pretreatment Exam for High Risk Feet - Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA

3:45 - 4:30 -- Foot Care Case Studies - Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA

4:30 - 5:00 -- Ask the Experts Panel - All Speakers


***12.0 Nursing Continuing Education (CE) Hours will be awarded
6 hours per day
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

"Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15965"

1. Full Conference (2 days) $325.00
2. One Day (either Friday or Saturday) $195.00
3. Special Dinner Event - Friday night banquet: $45.00
4. Student rate: $195.00 for the Full Conference (2 days)
5. ASPMA Rate: $225.00 for the Full Conference (2 days)

Attendees - Register at this link:

Exhibitors Register at this link:

Special Friday Evening Events!!!

5:30pm - Social Hour! Meet your friends and colleagues. (no host bar)
6:30pm - Banquet Dinner (Extra Charge - $45.00)
Have a wonderful dinner and share stories and laughter!

Hotel Reservations:

Hilton Hotel & Conference Center
3900 American Blvd West
Bloomington, Minnesota 55437

Attendees wanting to reserve rooms should ask for the "AFCNA block”.
Group Rate:
1 King Bed with sofa bed pullout - $99.00
2 Queen Beds - $109.00
Executive King with sofa bed pullout - $139.00

Link for Hotel Registration:

Call in: Call 844-856-8554 using group code “AFCNA”

****These rooms end 30 days prior to our event (March 3, 2020),
Each AFCNA guest, will book individually and if they need to cancel they must do that >24 hours in advance to get a refund.

Our Exhibitors Include:
Dr. Comfort - Diabetic Foot Care Specialists
Pedifix - Expert Foot care Padding and Inserts
BSN Medical - Wound Care and Compression Specialty Products
Theraworx - Total Body Health Solutions
Handi Medical Supply - A St. Paul Provider of Quality Medical Equipment
Thomas Machinery/Rotatool -Quality Foot Care Equipment and Supplies
Univ of Wisconsin Eau Claire - Foot Care Education for Nurses
Foot Care By Nurses - Kate Clayton-Jones
American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants (ASPMA)

Where did our 2019 Conference attendees come from?

How-to Guide to Start Your Private Nurse Foot Care Practice Business of Foot Care - $125.00
2.5 Hrs - No CE

This business program comes from Dr. Julia Overstreet's experience in starting her own Podiatry practice from scratch and growing it into a practice that helped thousands of patients.

Nursing Foot Care Training Program Complete Training Video Foot Care Basics Training Video

MEETS WOCN & AFCNA DIDACTIC PREREQ FOR CERTIFICATION EXAM. This Video is a complete training program for nurses and other health care professionals who are preparing to add foot care to their practices.

Hands-on Footcare Training Hands-on Footcare Training

Hands-on Foot Care Training Workshop

With numbers of Seniors and Boomers increasing in our society, routine foot care is a skill that nurses and other health care professionals need to add to their practices. Dr. Julia Overstreet will take only six students at a time for a full day of hands on training. The day begins with 1 hour of practice with the instruments and sanders so you can become more comfortable with the instruments that you will be using. You will practice using each instrument on practice materials that simulate nails and calluses.

The rest of the day is spent with patients! Each student will be able to work with as many patients as their speed permits. Dr. Overstreet will be at chair side to instruct, demonstrate, advise and encourage! Remember that there will only be six students at each session so you will have excellent mentoring from Dr. Overstreet as well as 2 additional Proctors who are Certified Foot Care Specialists. You will leave this day with the confidence and skills to immediately begin providing foot care as a part of your practice.

If your goal is to apply for WOCN or AFCNA.org Foot & Nail Care Certification, this program qualifies and fulfills the hands-on requirement for that certification.
The program is held at a facility in Issaquah, Washington. It is offered three days each month. Check the listings below for availability.

Your training package includes:

  • All Instruments and equipment needed for the full day
  • Training references and handouts
  • Medicare compliant patient encounter document sheets
  • Infection control protocol worksheets
  • Special information & material to help you start your own foot care practice
  • One-on-one proctoring from Dr. Overstreet with a maximum of 6 students per session
  • Lots of challenging feet to learn on!

The clinic staff:

Dr. Julia ..Bonnie ..Sarah ..Shirley

Dr. Julia Overstreet, Clinic Director/Proctor
Bonnie Ackles, Proctor
Sarah Andrew, Proctor
Shirley Lovelace, Office Manager

No exceptions. Must send your Covid Vax card.

Tuition: $455.00 per day
(Each date is separate tuition)

2022 Class dates:

March 16, 18, 2022
April 20, 21, 22
May 18, 19, 20


Consider taking multiple days!!
There is separate tuition for each day...
But we have 35 new patients each day so you'll get LOTS of great practice!!

Requirements for Foot Care Certification:
WOCNCB (CFCN) - requires 40 hours of proctored Hands-on training
AFCNA (CFCS) - requires 20 hours of proctored Hands-on training

Credit Certificates Awarded:

You will receive a Certificate for 10 Hours of proctored hands-on training for each day that you attend. If you attend 1 day you will receive a total of 10 Hours of proctored training. If you attend 2 days, you will receive a total of 20 Hours of proctored training. If you attend 3 days you will receive 30 Hours of Proctored training.

These hours are accepted by both the WOCN and AFCNA as prerequisites for their foot care certification programs.

Nursing Continuing Education contact hours:

Completion of 8 hours of pre-class videos - 8 CE contact hours (This is only awarded once even if you attend multiple days) The CE credits are accepted by State Nursing Boards nationwide and by the WOCN.
Clinical Practice Session - 10 clock hours - 3 CE contact hours per day attended

"Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing,
Provider Number CEP15965 , for contact hours as listed above"

The CE credits are accepted by State Nursing Boards nationwide and by the WOCN

Required Videos
There are 8 videos which you must watch to prepare for the class.

Here is a link to these videos.

The total viewing time is approximately 8 hours. You will receive 8 CNE credits for watching them.

Please be sure to watch these videos before coming to the Hands-on Class. It is a necessary prerequisite.

These videos are also located at the bottom of this web page in case you would rather watch it there instead of downloading it.

Required Reading
Here is a link:

No exceptions. Must send your Covid Vax card.


Class Location:
Rainier Foot Care Clinic
1595 NW Gilman Blvd, Suite #8
Issaquah, WA 98027

Class Times:
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM (Pacific Time)
The class is from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. So you definitely need to come in the night before.
But if there's an outgoing flight after about 8 PM, you can go home that night.
(We end at 6:00 and it's about 45 minutes to the airport on a Saturday, much longer on weekdays)

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEATAC)
The airport is approximately 45 minutes from Issaquah.

Lodging near class:
All are within a few blocks of the Class location
All about 30-45 minutes from SEATAC Airport

Hilton Garden Inn
1800 NW Gilman Blvd
Issaquah, WA 98027

Other Hotels:

Homewood Suites

1484 Hyla Avenue NW
Issaquah, Washington, 98027

Springhill Suites
1185 NW Maple Street
Issaquah, WA

Holiday Inn
1801 12th Avenue NW
Issaquah, WA 98027

Motel 6
1885 15th Place NW
I-90 at SR 900, Exit #15
Issaquah, WA, 98027

We have had good comments from students that
www.airbnb.com has some GREAT rooms to rent for low cost.
Safe, clean, cheap!

Here are direct links to two AirBNB site where several of our nurses have stayed.
Maybe try it first to see if rooms are available.
Nancy's Bed & Breakfast

Big Bear Place

Refund Policy:
This class is limited to only seven nurses per day. We have roughly 30 patients coming for each class. So if one of the nurses cancels at the last minute, it puts a burden on the remaining nurses. They are not able to spend the time they need to work with each patient fully and provide good care.

If you need to cancel, please call 425-223-5173 and leave a voicemail, giving your name and the date you are canceling. You can also leave an email at DrJulia@RainierMedEd.com with the same information. If we receive this voicemail or email fourteen (14) days prior to your class, you qualify for a full refund or for rescheduling to the next available class at no additional charge. However, if you do not inform us fourteen (14) days in advance, we cannot fill your spot. Therefore, you forfeit 100% of your tuition. The exceptions to this would be a "snow or weather day." or an illness, verified by a doctor's note.

If you have dietary restrictions for lunch, please email us at: DrJulia@RainierMed.com.
There are approximately 8 hours of free videos to watch in order to prepare for class.

Required Reading
Here is a link:

Required Videos

There are 8 videos which you must watch to prepare for the class.
You can watch them here or download them from this link:

The total viewing time is approximately 8 hours
You will receive 8 nursing CEs upon completion