Foot & Wound Clinic - Wednesday 14 November 2018
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…
NETWORKING, EXHIBITION & PRODUCT PRESENTATIONS – URGO PRESENTATION
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?
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…
NETWORKING, EXHIBITION & PRODUCT PRESENTATIONS
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
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?