Topic 1: Spondyloarthropathies and its relevance to podiatric practice
Date/Time: 6th May 2021 7:30-8:30pm
This lecture will focus on some common spondyloarthropathies seen in general podiatric practice and how podiatrists can potentially spot and refer onto rheumatology if warranted. It will give the podiatrist the knowledge and understanding of these conditions and how they can present and affect podiatric practice.
It will be of great interest to seasoned podiatrist, new graduates and students who want to develop their understanding of spondyloarthropathies in the foot and ankle in both primary, secondary care and private practice.
Topic 2: A clinical audit and review of foot standard adherence between rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes mellitus – implications for future service provision
Date/Time: 13th May 2021 7:30-8:30pm
People with rheumatoid arthritis reports foot pain at least once in their lifetime, however what are the standards available to podiatrists to ensure adequate provision, treatment and management for these people when compared to the established standards of diabetes foot provision.
This lecture will be based on audit findings in Christopher Joyce rheumatology foot service on foot standard knowledge and adherence between rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes mellitus and how we can all improve the care of the high-risk foot. It will be of interest to all members of the podiatry community but will be of particular interest to those in the development and implementation of podiatry services.
Topic 3: Pharmacological management of people with inflammatory arthritis – what does podiatry need to know?
Date/Time: 13th May 2021 8:30-9:30pm
As podiatrists, we come across a range of medicines and treatment for conditions; but how much do we know about the pharmacological management of those with inflammatory arthritis. This lecture will give us a understanding of the complex range of pharmacological-based medicines involved in treatment inflammatory arthritis and how they may be relevant to podiatry.
It will be of great interest to seasoned podiatrist, new graduates and students who want to develop their understanding of pharmacology within rheumatology and if these have nay effect on current or future podiatric treatment.