ABC Shoe Fitter 100% Online - Webcast
ABC: 16 Cat 2/ BOC 18.25 (15 S, 3.25 B)- This 16-hour course consists of a 14-hour self-paced online component that is comprised of narrated PowerPoint lectures, videos, and comprehensive lab assignments followed by a 2-hour live Skype-based class covering the hands-on and lab components. It is ideal for the busy professional that does not wish to travel.
How it works:
The self-paced portion of the course consists of several YouTube type video lectures, with printable lecture notes, lab assignments, and quizzes. You may start, stop, and replay these video lectures as many times as you need. They can be viewed anytime.
The lab assignments are emailed to us. A typical lab assignment may consist of a short list of terms that you will need to define, and email the answers to us.
The quizzes are graded, for reference only, and do not count towards completion of the course.
The live portion of the class is conducted via a webcam and Skype.com (download required). Facetime is also an option. A webcam w/ microphone will be sent to you at no additional charge. It must be returned before a certificate will be issued. Only one webcam/microphone is needed per site. The live webcam portion of class typically takes around 2 hours to complete depending on number of students. There is a limit of 2 students per session. Scheduled sessions are available at most time day, evenings and weekends.
A DLP loaner kit is required per each site. This DLP kit (on loan to you) consists of the following items: Men's / Women's or Unisex Brannock Device, Monofilament, Tuning Fork (128 CPS), Non-contact Thermometer, Molding Pillow, Heat Gun, heat moldable orthotics, and gloves. If you choose not to return the kit, it is available for purchase for $250. Only one kit is needed per site. You will be required to have three pairs of closed-toed, closed-heeled, low-heeled shoes to fit your mock patient with in the appropriate size. Have these available the day of your live class.
You will be issued your certificate upon return of the DLP Kit and successful completion of the course.
The Timed Final Exam consists of 100 multiple choice.