Kaitlin V. Werkman

B.Sc. (Hons) Podiatry, MSc Diabetes

Kaitlin Werkman, B.Sc. (Hons) Podiatry is a Registered Chiropodist licensed under the Chiropody Act with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario, the United Kingdom HCPC (Health & Care Professions Council), and is a member of the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM) and Ontario Society of Chiropodist (OSC).

Kaitlin has also achieved her license for nail surgery and local anesthesia. She has completed her Honours degree at Queen Margaret University (Edinburgh, Scotland) and has completed her MSc Diabetes.

Credentials

  • Queen Margaret University, Scotland – MSc Diabetes – Master’s Degree in Diabetes, passed with Merit Studies (2017)
    • Dissertation: A Randomized Control Trial Comparing Conventional Total Contact Casting, Cushion-Modified Total Contact Casting and Removable Cast Walker in Healing Efficiency in Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers: An Extended Research Proposal
  • Certified in Local Anesthesia and Nail Surgery
  • Queen Margaret University, Scotland – B.Sc. (Hons) Podiatry – Degree of Bachelor of Science Podiatry (Hons) – 4 Year Hons (2015)

Continuous Learning

  • Annually attends First Aid CPR (HCP) re-certification

Studies

  • Ontario Society of Chiropodists (OSC) Annual Conference (2017)
  • Queen Margaret University, Scotland – MSc Diabetes – Master’s Degree in Diabetes (2017)
    • Dissertation: A Randomized Control Trial Comparing Conventional Total Contact Casting, Cushion-Modified Total Contact Casting and Removable Cast Walker in Healing Efficiency in Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers: An Extended Research Proposal
  • Canadian Association of Wound Care – Advances for the Management of Diabetic Foot Complications (2016).
  • Total Contact Casting System Training – A casting technique for weight distribution to promote healing of diabetic foot ulcers (2016).
  • Queen Margaret University, Scotland – Degree of Bachelor of Science Podiatry – 4 year Hons (2015)
  • 21st Annual Canadian Association of Wound Care Conference (2015)
  • Ontario Society of Chiropodists (OSC) Surgical Skills Seminar (2015)

Memberships:

  • Canadian Association of Wound Care
  • Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM)
  • Ontario Society of Chiropodists (OSC)
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