Diabetes foot and wound care webinar | Diabetes Qualified

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3 hours


Self assessed, certificate provided.



About the Webinar Series

This webinar series includes recorded live webinars that were hosted by Diabetes Qualified and expert health professionals. There are also videos on how to complete a foot assessment presented by a podiatrist.

Enrol in this webinar and go in the draw to win 1 of 15 Course Scholarships!

To further your diabetes education, Diabetes Qualified has partnered with ConvaTec to give away 15 online course scholarships to  Diabetes Essentials or Diabetes in Practice  for Podiatrists worth $295 each.  Enrol before 31st January 2022 and you will automatically be entered in the draw. You have 12 months to complete the course. Get your CPD requirements sorted for 2022!

Winners will be drawn on 03/02/22 by random selection and notified that day. Not redeemable for cash. 

Part 1: A recording of a virtual workshop on 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. It includes practical case studies on how to manage people who present to an appointment with new and non-healing wounds

Suitable for podiatrists in private practice or hospital clinics, and wound care nurses.

Part 2: A recording of a webinar on 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. Find out about additional support services that are available, and how to refer the people you see.

Suitable for any health professional who supports people living with diabetes. 

Part 3: The Diabetes Foot Assessment

Join experts Dr Fran Henshaw and Philip Corne on how to conduct a routine foot assessment and what to look for in low and high risk feet. 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.

The Wound Doctors Podcast – available now on Spotify or your favourite podcast app.

ConvaTec have just launched a new podcast series. Come join a team of wound experts with weekly episodes and special guests! Find & subscribe on all major podcast apps (Spotify, Google or Apple). Or click here To access ‘The Wound Doctors’ podcast.

Interested in further diabetes education?

If you would like to learn more about diabetes, enrol in one of our eLearning programs:

Diabetes in Practice for Podiatrists

Diabetes in Practice for Nurses

Diabetes Essentials


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

You’ll hear from 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, Cheryl Nankivell
  • Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Katie Allison
  • Pharmacist, Sarah O’Brien
  • Exercise Physiologist, Jonathon Fermanis
  • Psychologist, Katherine Dixon

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.

There are recommended reading and resources provided.

Part 3: The Diabetes Foot Assessment

Join experts Dr Fran Henshaw and Philip Corne on how to conduct a routine foot assessment and what to look for in low and high risk feet. Also included are 3 videos on how to complete a foot assessment.


On completion of the webinar. You will instantly receive a certificate in the learning management system to download for CPD records.

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Wound Care and Diabetes Webinar


Wound Care and Diabetes

It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the initial face to face program before completing this Refresher program, otherwise you are not eligible to become a BEAT IT Trainer. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators. The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising and ongoing support. A mark of greater than 80% in required in order to successfully complete the program requirements.

Prior to registering into the online course, it is your responsibly to ensure you have a current CPR certificate and have completed the BEAT IT Trainer face to face program.