REVISED DATES – 28th – 30th APRIL 2022



SATURDAY 25th APRIL 2020                                              DUE TO COVID-19 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED


Maldron Hotel (formerly Bewleys) Newlands Cross, Naas Road, Dublin 22

Programme will be available later.

Learn the things you need to know in addition to your clinical work



5 – 9 OCTOBER 2020


5TH – 9TH OCT 2020
To be held at the Wellcome Collection, 183
Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE
This course has been accredited by
The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
No. CPD02/2020
Healthcare professionals and Podiatrists who are HCPC registered and
who are working or wish to work in specialist multidisciplinary diabetic
clinics or as part of an extended team.
This module aims and objectives are :-
• To further develop participants knowledge in all aspects of diabetes
• To further develop participants ability to understand complications
that occur in people with diabetes.
• To further develop participants ability to understand, in depth, the
podiatric complications that occur in people with diabetes.
• To further develop participants podiatric clinical skills assessing in
people with diabetes.
• To increase participants confidence in identifying people with
diabetes who are at risk of developing foot pathologies secondary
to the disease.
• To assist participants to formulate short and long-term podiatric
care plans for patients with diabetes, with emphasis on
multidisciplinary team work and prompt specialist referral when
• General Diabetes.
• Revision of Physiology, Endocrinology, Control of blood sugars,
glucose tolerance levels etc.
• Psychological/psycho social and Nutritional advice. Effects on
major body systems.
• Pharmo kinetics and current medications.
• Biochemical, microbiological, neurological and vascular changes.
• Management of the diabetic foot including blood sugar control,
deformity prevention and control, screening, biomechanics, ulcer,
wound management etc.
• Classification of foot lesions.
• Normal and impaired wound healing and microbiology.
• Neuropathy and neuro ischaemia.
• Vascular Surgery and interventional radiology.
• Off loading strategies and Biomechanics and footwear.
• Vascular problems of the lower limb.
• Including micro and macro vascular physiology, veno arteriolar
responses, micro vascular abnormalities.
• Podiatric surgery.
• Multi disciplinary team working.

The Diabetic Foot Module has existed for 33 years and is accepted as a
leading course in the UK, for podiatrists specialising in Diabetes
Healthcare .
It is an intensive training programme delivered by over 20 lecturers. The
programme is constantly reviewed and updated to promote the highest
levels of academic and clinical practice.
Whenever possible we try to use leading clinicians believing this to be the
key to the understanding and sharing experience of this complex disorder.
Candidates are given access to many different specialities and aspects of
diabetes care. The course will include demonstrations, workshops and a
viva examination. All candidates are advised to undertake pre course
reading prior to attendance and will be sent reading lists and papers.
The syllabus has been designed to meet much of the Podiatry Competency
Framework for integrated diabetic foot care.
Our course has a structured written curriculum and programme.
The course has specific, documented learning outcomes which are linked
to the skills for health competences.
The course is evidence based both educationally and clinically.
The course is given by – Leading specialists in their respective fields from
across the UK.
The course provides – Comprehensive cover of diabetic foot diagnosis,
management and treatment.
Worth 30 CPD points
The cost of October 2020 Diabetic Foot Module is £770.
This includes tuition fees and examination costs. Lunch and refreshments
are provided.
The course will start at 9am promptly and finish for 6pm except
Wednesday which will be a 6.30 pm finish.
On Friday there will be a VIVA (patient examination) with one patient.
Each candidate will be given times to attend during the course. You will
only need to attend for the length of the VIVA so allow for 2 hrs, and
everyone will be away for 5pm. Early examination times will be given to
those who have the furthest to travel. There will be no need to bring any
equipment or clinical attire.
The course is very popular and intakes are limited.
For an application form please contact Christopher Ivan Hunt (Course
Director) at the email address



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Membership of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists of Ireland is open to full-time graduates of a recognised university School of Podiatry. It is also open to non-graduates who are on the HSE List of Chiropodists/Podiatrists Approved to practise in the Public Health Service.

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