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Management of the Diabetic Foot in the Community

Synopsis

With the aging population and a higher incidence of patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, healthcare professionals such as nurses, therapists and therapy aides are needed to have specific skills sets to manage a list of problems they may face when treating their patients in the community. Nurses, therapists and therapy aides working in the community are often called upon to manage the feet of their patients. This may include simple diabetic foot screening and toenail cutting.

This 1.5 day course will comprise of lectures, workshops with hands-on practice and a competency test. For nurses or therapists who would need to teach their junior staff, an additional half day course on train-the-trainer is available for sign up.

Date / Time
Mid October - early November 2021 / Date and time to be confirmed.
Duration
1.5 / 2 days
Venue
To be confirmed.
Description

Target audience

Enrolled Nurses, Assistant Nurses, Therapists, Therapy Aides, Assistants based in Nursing homes, Home Nursing, Polyclinics etc.

Speakers

  • Ng Chuan Guan
    Senior Podiatrist
    BSc in Podiatric Medicine
  • Leow Yen Yong
    Podiatrist
    BSc in Podiatry
Event Category
AHINet Event
Contact Person
Eu Yan Lin
Event Fees
Free
2020/10/09
2021/06/03
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