Curriculum


Certified Master Pedicurist CMP Program (4 days)
Infection Control (1 day or 2 half days on-line)
Comprehensive Foot and Leg Evaluation (4 days)
Advanced Skin and Nail Pathology, Diabetic Foot Syndrome (3 days)
Practicum in St. Kitts (1 week)
Pedicure Plus Program

 

Certified Master Pedicurist CMP Program – 4 days

  • Foot Care as a profession/Recognize and Recommend
  • Introduction to foot structure, body alignment, biomechanics & how these impact the pedicure
  • Structural deformities of the foot
  • Diseases and disorders of the skin & nail
  • Understanding the skin on the feet
  • Different products used in the management of skin and nail problems
  • Specialty nail services
  • Sanitation, disinfection, sterilization
  • Anatomy of the foot
  • Implications of diabetes and chronic illness on the pedicure
  • Marketing and sales – promoting yourself
  • Practical experience working on each other and on models as well as specialty techniques
  • Practical experience with implements and electric files and bits
  • Introduction to case studies

 


Infection Control – 1 day

  • Microbiology – what you should really be concerned about
  • Ingredients in disinfectants – what they can and can’t do
  • Levels of disinfection for different aspects of the spa
  • Spaulding classification of instruments
  • Proper cleaning & disinfecting of footbaths
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Set up a protocol for your spa & monitor its compliance
  • Recommended for everyone in the Beauty Industry, not only pedicurists
  • Receive a certificate indicating advanced knowledge of Infection Control

 


Comprehensive Foot and Leg Evaluation – 4 days

  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Gait using video camera
  • Sports injuries & related surgery
  • Systemic diseases affecting the foot
  • Structural conditions
  • Relationship of Pathology to Gait and Biomechanics
  • Foot examinations

 

Advanced Skin and Nail Pathology, Diabetic Foot Syndrome – 3 days

  • Structure and function of the skin
  • Skin disorders of the lower extremities
  • Chemicals components & products used in foot care
  • Diabetic foot syndrome
  • Lymphatic problems of the lower extremities

 


Hands-on Practicum – 1 week

  • Review of case studies
  • Hands on practicum

 

 

 The Art of Touch

Your feet are the core foundation for overall sustained health and well-being. Attend this two day, information packed, hands-on workshop and learn how to enhance your foot-massage techniques… and increase your pedicure business!

This comprehensive workshop explores techniques and topics for:

  • The Art of Massage: focusing on the feet and lower limb areas
  • Reflexology: the application of pressure to the feet, in targeted zones
  • The Dr. Locke System: stretches to stimulate nerves and increase circulation
  • The latest massage techniques: learn from seasoned educators with extensive background in the foot care and medical industries

 

…And MUCH more!

 

Check out our January 2015 Webinar for more information about NASP!