About the Webinar Series
This 3-part webinar series is for podiatrists and any health professional who provides foot-care and support to people living with diabetes. The recorded live webinars are hosted by Diabetes Qualified and expert health professionals. Special thanks to ConvaTec who sponsored this webinar series.
Part 1 of the webinar series focuses on how to manage and treat patients presenting with new and non-healing wounds. Part 2 provides practical information from a panel of healthcare experts on how to improve the support you provide to people living with diabetes. Including best practice guidelines, referral pathways and services available through the National Diabetes Service Scheme (NDSS). Part 3 is a practical webinar, presented by podiatrist Philip Corne, with three videos on how to conduct a routine foot assessment and what to look for in high and low-risk feet.
Part 1: Let’s talk wounds and diabetes
Hosted by Credentialed Diabetes Educator Angela Blair from Diabetes NSW & ACT and includes presentations from Dr Frances Henshaw, SoSH PhD and Emily Laszuk, Specialist Wound Care Nurse. Practical case studies on how to manage people who present to an appointment with new and non-healing wounds are discussed.
Who: This webinar is for podiatrists in private practice or hospital clinics, and wound care nurses.
Duration: 2 hours
Part 1 webinar topics: The 2 hour webinar includes 2 case studies and 2 presentations, and questions and answers:
- Case Study 1 ‘new wound’
- Wound Hygiene Presentation by Dr Fran Henshaw, SoSH PhD, Lecturer in Podiatry, Podiatric Medicine, Western Sydney University
- Case Study 2 ‘non-healing’ wound’
- Woundcare Presentation and demonstration by Emily Laszuks, Wound Care Nurse
Part 2: Supporting people living with diabetes
This webinar will give you practical information to help you improve the support you provide to people living with diabetes. You’ll hear from a panel of experienced health professionals from Diabetes NSW & ACT on how they support people living with diabetes by providing education and advice. They will discuss best practice guidelines, referral pathways and available services. Credentialed Diabetes Educator, Angela Blair will give an update on the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) and what services are available to people living with diabetes.
Who: This webinar is suitable for any health professional who supports people living with diabetes.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Part 2 webinar panel of healthcare experts:
- Credentialed Diabetes Educator, Cheryl Nankivell
- Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Katie Allison
- Pharmacist, Sarah O’Brien
- Exercise Physiologist, Jonathon Fermanis
- Psychologist, Katherine Dixon
Part 3: The Diabetes Foot Assessment
Join experts Dr Fran Henshaw and Philip Corne in part 3 of the webinar series on how to conduct a routine foot assessment and what to look for in low and high risk feet. Part 3 also includes 3 x 2 minute videos on how to complete a foot assessment.
Who: This webinar is suitable for any health professional wanting practical tips and tools to conduct a routine foot assessment
Duration: 1.5 hours + 3×2 min foot assessment videos
Part 3 webinar topics:
In this webinar you will learn how to:
- Understand practical foot screening for the early prevention, identification and management of diabetes related foot disease.
- Identify risk factors and complications associated with diabetes related foot disease.
- Perform competent foot screening assessments.
- Provide education to patients and families.
Videos on how to complete a Foot Assessment
A series of 3 x 2 minute videos on how to complete a Foot Assessment presented by Podiatrist Phillip Corne.
Part 1: General Foot Care
Part 2: Blood Supply
Part 3: Nerve Supply
These webinars are sponsored by ConvaTec.
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