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DPC Foot & Wound Clinic - Tuesday 29 October 2019

Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:

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    Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.

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    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.

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    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

10:10 - 10:50

The essential guide to the foot in diabetes

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. Learning outcomes: Understand the link between diabetes and the lower limb Understand why identification of…


Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital
Fatima Cassim
Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist Imperial College Healthcare
11:00 - 11:20

Unveiling a new era in diabetes foot ulcer care: improving outcomes and saving costs

Learning outcomes: NEW NICE Guidance for treating diabetes foot ulcers What this means for patients, clinicians and health organisations How to implement NICE Guidance into clinical practice


FCPodM FFPM RCPS(Glas), National Diabetes Foot Specialist, Urgo Medical
11:30 - 11:50

When to include an orthotist in Diabetic Foot Management

A focused look into the information that should be provided on a referral into orthotics and when is the appropriate time to make a referral. How the orthotist will assess and treat each patient based on individual risk and a brief overview of the orthoses available. Learning outcomes: When to refer What information to include…


Senior Orthotist, Halo Medical
Clinical Development and Training Manager, Halo Medical
12:00 - 12:40

Vascular assessment

I can’t feel the pulse? Comprehensive vascular assessment; what constitutes a vascular emergency and what who to access. The session will be supported by clinical case studies. Learning outcomes: Understand what consists of a vascular screening and vascular assessment Review the location of the pulses into the foot Review what sounds a Doppler makes and…


Clinical Lead for Podiatry, Solent NHS Trust
Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospitals Southampton
12:50 - 13:30

Neurological assessment

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. Learning outcomes: What is neuropathy and why does it lead to such significant complications Understand what…


Fatima Cassim
Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist Imperial College Healthcare
Pradeep Solanki
Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
16:10 - 16:50

TIME is Tissue

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? Learning outcomes: Understand why the foot in diabetes…


Clinical Lead for Podiatry, Solent NHS Trust
17:30 - 18:10

Charcot Foot

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. Learning outcomes: Understand the definition of a Charcot Foot What leads to a diagnosis of Charcot Understand what makes the foot in diabetes so vulnerable to…


Pradeep Solanki
Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital

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