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Cindy Lazenby RN, FCNEd

Director

Owner and Director Foot Care Kingston/
Part 1 FCN course Lead Educator/
      Part 2 FCN course Lead Educator (Kingston, ON)
       

Education      

Sciences         

  • 2 years of sciences only: University of Guelph (1977 - 1979)

Nursing          

  • Diploma: Conestoga College, Guelph (1979 - 1981)

Foot Care  


Most recent continuing education:
  • Certificate of Completion: Foot Care Kingston Foot Care Nurse - Part 1 (revised with CAFCN's competency guidelines) (2017)
  • Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) monthly webinar series for Educators (2017 - present)
Curriculum development:
  • Developed curriculum: Lead Educator for Foot Care Kingston's Foot Care Nurse course - Part 1 (online) & Part 2 (clinical) (2007-present)
  • Developed curriculum: Lead Educator for Foot Care Kingston's Foot Care Nurse Educator course (2007-2014) and co-lead and peer-reviewer for the revised online FCN Preceptor and FCN Educator courses (2017-2018)
  • Developed curriculum: Lead Educator for Foot Care Kingston's Foot Care Nurse Clinical Refresher and Series of 5 - FCN Skills Workshops (2018 -present)
Initial training:
  • Certificate: Basic, Advanced and Diabetic (1990 - 1993)
  • Clinical training: 4 months with Dr. George Merry (1993)
Wound Care    
  • Certificate: Canadian Association of Wound Care, S1 and S2 (2003)
  • Clinical training: with Dr. Iman Bayoumi and Maureen Bucchanan (2004 - 2005)
  • Research only: International Interdisciplinary Wound Care, U. of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine (2005 - 2006)  

Orthotics        

  • Certificate: Basic and Advanced, The Orthotic Group (2002)
  • Clinical training: with physiotherapists (2002 - 2004)
  • Certificate: Advanced Foot Biomechanics, The Orthotic Group (2008)

Nursing Employment

  • Staff Nurse and Administration in NS, NB and ON (1981 - 1999)
  • Home Foot Care Community Nursing Services Kingston ON (owner) (1993 - 1999)
  • Hospice Kingston, Palliative Care Nurse Consultant (1994-1998)
  • Amherstview Therapy Clinic (owner) (1999 - 2004)  
  • Primary Care Nurse with Health for Life Medical Centre (2007 - 2012)
  • Foot Care Kingston (owner) (2004 - present)
  • Foot Care Nurse with Health for Life Medical Centre (2005 - 2013)
  • Set up new Foot Care clinic, Kingston Community Health Center (Napanee site) (2014)

Foot Care Educator

  • Clinical facilitator with Dr. George Merry/Lynn Rutherford (1993 - 1997)
  • Development of course curriculum and training aids (1996 - present)
  • Coordinator/Educator Foot Care Nurse Training and Development Program (1996 - present)
  • Advanced and Diabetic Nursing Foot Care Presenter (2004 - present)
  • St. Lawrence College, Foot Care Nurse Program Coordinator (2006 - 2010)
  • Preceptor for Nursing and Health Science Graduate Students (2006 - 2010)
  • Foot Care Nurse Educator Program Coordinator (2006 - present)   
  • Research Paper: Reducing Complications for Persons with Diabetes (2007)
  • Aurora College, Yellowknife NT, Foot Care Nurse course (2011)
  • Foot Care Nurse Webinars (development and deliver), Foot Care Kingston (2011 - present)
  • Diabetes Management Center (Mississauga Hospital), Mentorship program (2013)
  • Stanton Health Authority, Yellowknife NT, Foot Care Nurse program (2014)
  • Infection and Prevention Control workshops, CAFCN conferences in Vancouver, BC (2013) and Halifax, NS (2014)
  • Infection and Prevention Control "What's New in Foot Care" presentation for IPAC conferences in Halifax (2014)
  • Diabetes Policy Summit (invited delegate) held in Toronto, ON (2014)
  • Feet for Life - 3 day health care interdisciplinary team workshops for First Nations in ON, funded by Health Canada (2015)
  • "Foot and Ankle Conditioning" presentation CAFCN conference in Montreal, QC (2016)
  • Foot Care Nurse Courses (Part 1 & Part 2) - funded by the South East Ontario Local Health Integrated Network in Kingston, ON (2016 & 2017)
  • "Falls Prevention for Seniors" presentation Devon Foot Care conference in Calgary, AB (2017)
  • "The Role of Education in Preventing Lower Leg Complications" presentation CAFCN conference in Regina SK (2018) 
  • Foot Care Nurse course (FCN Part 2 - Clinical) Lead Educator in Kitimat, BC (2018) 

Healthcare Educator

  • CPR & First Aid Certified Instructor (1993 - 2004)
  • Palliative Care and Pain Management (1994 - 1998)
  • Queen's School of Rehab, Guest Lecturer (1996)
  • Loyalist Community College, Guest Lecturer (2005)
  • Private Practice / Entrepreneurship (2002 - present)
  • Chronic Diseases (2008 - present)
  • Senior Fitness (2017)

Memberships

Current

  • College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), registered member (1981; 1989 - present)
  • British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals, previously College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (2018-present)
  • Canadian Nurses Association member (1993 - present)
  • CIPC (police check) certificate (1998; 2014)
  • CPR Health Care Educator's Level certificate (2004 to present)
  • Canadian Nurses Protective Society and CNPS Plus (2005 - present)
  • Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses:
    • (CAFCN) member (2010 - present)
    • Chair of Nominating Committee (2017-present)
    • Education Committee member (2018 - present)

Past

  • Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANTNU) member (2014)
  • Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses (CAFCN) (formerly Foot Care Canada):
    • Founding Chair (2007-2010)
    • Past President (2010)
    • Education committee (2010)
    • Ontario Provincial co-Advisor (2012-2015)
    • AdHoc Reprocessing of Foot Care Instrument committee (2014- 2015)
    • AdHoc Membership committee (2014 - 2015)
  • Registered Nurses Association of Ontario member (RNAO) (1993 - 2015)
  • Gerontological Nurses Association (GNA) member and Education Chair (1993 - 2004)
  • Nurses Association of New Brunswick member (NANB) (1984 - 1989)
  • College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia member (CRNNS) (1981 - 1984)
  • Big Sisters Organization, Big Sister, Guelph Ontario (1979- 1981)