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Diabetic Foot Screening for PNs and HCAs

Mid Downs Training Hub

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 from 09:30 to 12:00 (GMT)

Diabetic Foot Screening for PNs and HCAs

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PLEASE ENSURE YOU CONSULT YOUR PRACTICE MANAGER BEFORE BOOKING ONTO ANY TRAINING COURSES.  THANK YOU.

 

This training course is for Practice Nurses and HCAs.

This training will be delivered by Gareth Beatty, Podiatrist & Diabetic Foot Training Lead, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.

The training will:

·          Provide standardised foot screening training to HCPs in primary care across the STP. To identify Risk status and the relevant action required as defined by the pathways of care.

·          Raise awareness of requirement to inform patients of outcome of the foot screening both verbally and in writing (Leaflets available to support – see below)

·          Raise awareness of the importance of the urgency required in treating Diabetic Foot disease and identifying the correct pathway to follow, depending on the needs of the individual patient with diabetes. [A diabetic foot ulcer is regarded as a Cardio-Vascular Incident as significant as a Stroke or Heart Attack]

·          On completion of training, provide participants with a ‘footcare pack’ to assist in diabetic foot screening, to include:-

o   a monofilament testing tool

o   shatter proof examination mirror with aid memoir on back

o   CPR instruction manual (or similar for primary care).

o   Badge – “Diabetic Foot Screener” identification badge.

o   Collection of advice leaflets for patients with diabetes related to their identified risk (Low/Medium/High) and sources to download further copies to give to patients after screening

o   Raise awareness of and promote E-LfH foot screening module and on-line accredited exam and certification. This links to ESR & Professional development records by NMC/GMC Nos

PARKING INFORMATION - please do not park in the surgery car park.  There is a public car park nearby.



Do you have questions about Diabetic Foot Screening for PNs and HCAs? Contact Mid Downs Training Hub

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Leacroft Medical Practice
Langley House
Langley Drive
RH11 7TF Crawley
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 from 09:30 to 12:00 (GMT)


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Mid Downs Training Hub

The Mid Downs Training Hub was created to develop sustainable solutions to ensure our workforce feels empowered and has the necessary; skills, competencies, resilience, and confidence to deliver excellent patient care, alongside providing career opportunities to recruit people in the sector and retain our current workforce.
 
Supporting general practices and health and social care providers across Crawley, Horsham & Mid-Sussex and East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Groups, here you will find the latest information regarding our training and CPD.
 
PLEASE ENSURE YOU CONSULT YOUR PRACTICE MANAGER BEFORE BOOKING ONTO ANY TRAINING COURSES.  THANK YOU.
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