Courses & Events

Diabetic Examination & Doppler Assessment

  • Date:
    9th November 2024
  • Time:
    9.30pm- 4pm
  • Location:
    Sir Robert Peel Hospital,
    Wiggins Centre
  • Tutor:

  • Cost:
    £199 member
    £249 non-member

Anyone involved in foot health should be aware of how to accurately assess a diabetic foot and understand  the ways in which the foots health can be maintained or improved and also how and when people with identified issues/complications should be directed to specialist services.

This one day course will discuss the specific risks and complications of diabetes related to foot health, such as foot ulcers, neuropathy and amputation. The course will discuss real case scenarios and complications.

Delegates will gain hand-on practice in assessing the diabetic foot and become confident in the use of a variety of tests including; temperature sensation, Dermastat test and medical thermology.

Delegates will gain practical competence and confidence in the correct use of hand-held dopplers, and how to interpret the doppler examination results.

You will be able to put these skills into practice immediately, to the benefit of your own clients as well as substantially increasing the services you can legitimately offer.

Course Schedule

9.30am – Registration and Refreshments

10am – The Diabetic foot

12.30pm – Lunch

1.15pm – Practical assessments and testing

3.30pm – Q&A, feedback, certification

4pm – Close

Course Tutor

Somuz Miah is a Consultant Podiatrist Prescriber with over 24 years’ experience specialising in a variety of treatments for the lower limb. Somuz is a highly established educator within podiatry and foot health holding qualifications in ‘Certificate Teaching Skill Evidence Based Medicine’, and ‘Level 3 Award in Education & Training Certification’ and additional training qualifications in OFQUAL and SQA for safeguarding children and adults, first aid, anaphylaxis and oxygen.

Lunch and refreshments provided