Advances in lower limb and foot care study day

Our free advanced study days promote the best practices in skin health and wound healing

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Overview

The care of people with lower limb and foot conditions remains topical thanks to the work being undertaken by the national wound care strategy programme and campaigns such as Legs Matter. Across the UK there are examples of exciting and innovative practice that is making a huge difference to patient outcomes.

This study day is a step up from our fundamentals of lower limb and foot care session and aims to provide delegates with a better understanding of current research and how to manage/ treat some of the more complex lower limb and foot conditions.

Who’s the advances in lower limb and foot care study day suitable for?

This study day will be relevant to clinicians regularly treating patients with lower limb or foot conditions (eg leg ulceration, chronic oedema, foot ulceration, PAD), vascular nurses, podiatrists, community nurses, general practice nurses, dermatology nurses, tissue viability nurses, GPs.

Programme and speakers

Surgical intervention to treat lymphoedema following lower limb trauma – Miss Maleeha Mughal, Surgeon, St Thomas’s Hospital, London

Lower leg dermatology – Julie Van Onselen, Lecturer Practitioner in Dermatology, Dermatology Education partnership Ltd, SHUK, Check4Cancer, National Eczema Society

Assessment & management of Charcot foot –Maureen Bates & Nina Petrova, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Using a validated tool to improve Vascular assessment: The WIFI tool – Jo Casey, Professional Development Lead & HEE Workforce and Education Reform Lead, Royal College of Podiatry, Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton, Co-Vice Chair Legs Matter)

Infection and Colonisation of Skin and Soft tissues – Dr Peter Gayo Munthali (FRCPath) Consultant Microbiologist at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire and Antimicrobial & Antifungal Lead

The AHSNs role in improving lower limb care – Julie Hewish, Programme lead, AHSN Oxford

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Virtual exhibition

There will be an interactive virtual exhibition of wound care products and preventative aids from our industry partners.

Our Trustees look forward to welcoming you all virtually to the classroom.

Keynote Speakers

Sarah Gardner, SoTV Vice Chair and Independent Tissue Viability Consultant, Wound Matters

Sarah Gardner

Independent Tissue Viability Consultant

Wound Matters

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Julie Hewish RN, BSc (Hons), AFHEA Senior Tissue Viability Nurse Community Tissue Viability Service Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Julie Hewish

Senior Programme Manager

Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN)

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Jo Casey, Royal College of Podiatry

Joanne Casey

Professional Development Lead and Visiting Fellow

Royal College of Podiatry and University of Southampton

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Julie Van Onselen, Lecturer Practitioner in Dermatology, Dermatology Education partnership Ltd, SHUK, Check4Cancer, National Eczema Society

Julie Van Onselen

Lecturer Practitioner in Dermatology

Dermatology Education partnership Ltd, SHUK, Check4Cancer, National Eczema Society

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Consultant Microbiologist at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire and Antimicrobial & Antifungal Lead

Dr Peter Gayo Munthali

Consultant Microbiologist & Antimicrobial & Antifungal Lead

University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire

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