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Diabetic Foot Examination for HCAs in Hastings & Rother CCG or EHS CCG

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Meeting Room 2

First Floor, Bexhill Hospital

Holliers Hill

Bexhill On Sea

TN40 2DZ

United Kingdom

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All diabetic patients should receive annual foot checks to determine their risk of ulceration. With appropriate training, HCAs are well placed to be able to perform this simple check and can provide an essential service for the patient and the Practice. The role includes accurate observation, testing of the feet and documentation results, recognition of pathology and referral of patients as required.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe what is meant by Diabetes and Insulin resistance
  • Demonstrate an effective foot examination
  • Identify when a patient needs referral
  • Discuss health promotion for the diabetic patient.

(Accreditation will be available – details available from the trainer at the workshop).

Programme

  • Diabetes and Insulin Resistence.
  • How to assess the feet of patients with diabetes
  • Practical workshop: Assessing ‘the diabetic foot’ (this involves practice on each other so please come with clean feet!).

Please bring your own Dopplers where possible

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Meeting Room 2

First Floor, Bexhill Hospital

Holliers Hill

Bexhill On Sea

TN40 2DZ

United Kingdom

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