The Canadian Association of Wound Care (CAWC) has collaborated with the Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program to provide the licensed peer led program, PEP Talk: Diabetes Healthy Feet & You Program to this region. This program was piloted and evaluated, and is now available across Canada.
The criteria for Healthcare Professionals to become a Certified Trainer for the PEP program include:
attending a 1 day (or 2 half days) training workshop
committing to 2-5 hours/week (dependent on the time required for program delivery
having knowledge of advanced wound care practices (preferably formal training in wound care)
good communication and teaching skills
willing to work with a community team to develop a peer educator program
committing to providing 2 workshops per year
Your certification costs are covered by the Waterloo Wellington Self-Managment program.
Interested in becoming a Certified PEP Trainer?
If you are a healthcare professional and are interested in becoming a PEP trainer, please fill out the application below.