Foot & Wound Clinic - Wednesday 14 November 2018

09:00 - 10:00

Registration

10:10 - 10:45

Keynote – An update from NHS England Diabetes

An update from NHS England diabetes team, their priorities, update on transformation funds - as well as an opportunity for questions and answers with the professionals.

National Clinical Director for Obesity and Diabetes, NHS England
Diabetes Consultant & National Associate Clinical Director Diabetes, NHS England
10:50 - 11:20

Basic foot assessment: What is foot risk and how do I establish it?

What is foot risk and how do I establish it? What key messages do I need to give my patients? Making Every Contact Count. Learning outcomes: Outline what is needed to complete an annual diabetes foot screening How do I use that to formulate their foot risk? Why informing a patient is so important Refresh the…


Podiatry Clinical Service Manager, Solent NHS Trust
11:20 - 12:15

NETWORKING, EXHIBITION & PRODUCT PRESENTATIONS – URGO PRESENTATION

12:15 - 12:45

Help I have a DFU patient! What do I need to do?  – Understanding pathways, standard of care and the different types of DFUs

What do I need to do? What is DFU? Learning outcomes: Define what a Diabetic foot ulcer is? Look at the pathways that are used and the evidence to support them What are the standard of care that my patients should have access to and if not. Why not?


12:50 - 13:20

Debridement – what and why?

Infection management case studies. Which Antibiotics and for how long? Learning outcomes: Understand why clinical infection can be a disaster in a Diabetic foot ulcer with case studies Look at the infection guideline sand and the evidence to support them What are the complication of infection for both soft tissue and bone in the diabetic…


Podiatry Clinical Service Manager, Solent NHS Trust
13:20 - 14:35

NETWORKING, EXHIBITION & PRODUCT PRESENTATIONS

14:40 - 15:10

Offloading and the role of footwear – why do we need to do that?

Offloading – why do we need to do that? Role of footwear. Learning outcomes: What is offloading? How do I access appropriate offloading / protection devices for my a patients? Who is out there to help me? The role of an orthotist in the Diabetic foot pathway


15:15 - 15:45

8760 hours in a year… What should a moderate risk patient do? The role of footwear

Methods to manage Exudate. Learning outcomes: What is exudate and what impact does it have on a Diabetic foot wound? What treatment options are there if I have a very wet wound every day What are the complication of high exudate both soft tissue and bone in the diabetic foot?


15:45 - 16:40

NETWORKING & EXHIBITING

16:40 - 17:10

Pathways & evidence

What should happen for each risk as per NICE? Learning outcomes: Review of the current pathways and evidence in the diabetic foot What should I know and how do I access it? Why is foot risk so important?


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