DPC Foot & Wound Clinic - Tuesday 29 October 2019
Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:
Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.
Primary Care & Non-Specialist – designed for healthcare professionals who are not specialists in diabetes or related conditions, and who may work in a Primary Care setting.
Specialist – these sessions are designed for specialists in diabetes and related conditions. Sessions may also be appropriate for Primary Care specialists or leads in diabetes and related conditions.
*NB – These are advisory labels so please read the session description and learning outcomes carefully to ensure the session is right for you
What are the issues with the foot in diabetes? An overview of the foot in Diabetes; snapshot on related complications, basic assessment, RISK stratification and NICE guidelines. Will give you the key aspect and outcomes of the foot in diabetes.
So your patient has neuropathy – only sensation loss? So what? Comprehensive neurological assessment; what it means and related complications, supported by case examples of the impact that neuropathy has on clinical outcomes from dry skin to foot ulceration.
Why is TIME so import with the foot in diabetes? What do I need to know about tissue loss due to infection and necrosis – why it is so important to get a patient with an acute Diabetes Foot ulcer seen fast and by the right team?
Charcot foot is a condition that is commonly overlooked and misdiagnosed. This session will look at Charcot foot in detail and look at the short and long term treatment goals.