Continuing Education

Surgical & Injection Skills Workshop

September 21, 2019, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The OSC will once again be offering a surgical skills course for Chiropodists.

Our last course sold out very quickly and we will only be able to accommodate 40 registrants.

Lifetime Learning Centre, University of Guelph
25 McGilvray St.
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

7 CE Hours


Registration 8:30-9:00
Theoretical Training 9:00-12:00
Lunch 12:00-1:00
Didactic training (cadavers) 1:00-5:00

Ajai Rooprai B.Sc., D.Pharm,. IIWCC., D.Ch.
Ajai is the owner and CEO of the Foot Health Clinic and Orthotic Center. He has 22 years of experience in both private and institutional settings and was the clinical coordinator for Chiropody program from 1998 to 2006. Ajai is currently affiliated with one the leading academic Family Health Teams in Toronto and has extensive experience in soft tissue surgical procedures. He is a member of CAWC, OSC and CFPM and has 24 years work experience.

Michael LaCivita DPM
Dr. LaCivita is a Diplomate in The American Board of Podiatric Surgery with extensive clinical experience in the diagnosis, treatment, surgical intervention, prevention of conditions of the foot and related structures. He is a graduate of a three year podiatric surgical and medical residency program at Catholic Health in Buffalo, New York, and where he served as Chief Resident. 

Course Overview: 
Review skills and techniques, hands-on cadaver lab training and case studies for the following procedures: 
  • Injections into the foot of different substances
  • Mucoid Cysts removal
  • Liopma Removal 
  • Granuloma removal
  • Scar removal 
  • Winograd Procedure
  • Simple Excisions
  • Wart excision
  • Morton Neuroma Nerve Decompression
  • Tendon transfer and lengthening
  • Ganglion Cyst removal
  • Flexor & Extensor Tenotomy


OSC Members: $700 + HST
Non-OSC Members: $950 + HST


Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be received in writing to by August 30, 2019 to qualify for a full refund.

Cancellations received in writing to after August 30, 2019 but before midnight on September 8, 2019 will be refunded less a $100.00 administration fee.

Cancellations received after Sept 8, 2019 will only be refunded if your registration is filled by another delegate, less a $100.00 administration fee.



OSC Member $700.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member Fee $950.00Register now