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08 - 10 September

Howard Smith Wharves

BRISBANE

Diabetic Foot Disease

Community Noticeboard

We've developed a community noticeboard where you can stay-up-date with diabetic foot disease focused events and activities. So check out what's happening around the country.

BRISBANE

23 JULY 2019
Foundations of Wound Management – Brisbane Workshop

Designed for busy nurses, this workshop provides comprehensive, easy to understand principles and tools to support evidence-based person-centred wound management practice.

EVENT SUMMARY:

  • Date: Tuesday July 23, 2019
  • Venue: George Williams Hotel, Brisbane 4000
  • Price $250 (early bird price $199 available until May 31)
  • 6 Face-Face CPD Hours
  • Tickets strictly limited

SYDNEY

EVENT: 21-23 AUGUST 2019
AUSTRALASIAN DIABETES CONGRESS

The Australasian Diabetes Congress is the premier event for all those health professionals who specialise in diabetes, work with people with diabetes or have an interest in diabetes. The program will be comprehensive and cover the latest diabetes clinical and basic research, offer new insights into clinical practice, whether you are an endocrinologist, nurse, or allied health professional and will provide interactive sessions for those wanting to gain more skills. So now is the time to get ready, build stamina and get fit for the Australasian Diabetes Congress.

ADELAIDE

WORKSHOP: 20 JULY 2019
Foundations of Wound Management Adelaide

Designed for busy nurses, the Foundations of Wound Management workshop provides comprehensive, easy to understand principles and tools to support evidence-based person-centred wound management practice.

  • Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
  • Venue: Education Development Centre – Hindmarsh SA, 5007
  • Price: Early bird price $199 available until May 31 | Full: $250
  • 6 Face-Face CPD Hours
  • Tickets strictly limited

MELBOURNE

14 MAY 2019
FOUNDATIONS OF WOUND MANAGEMENT

Designed for busy nurses, the Foundations of Wound Management workshop provides comprehensive, easy to understand principles and tools to support evidence-based person-centred wound management practice. this comprehensive study day will provide clarity and useful information to incorporate and succeed in the person-centred wound management delivered in the busy modern nurses’ practice. This workshop will incorporate the principles of wound management for the following wound types:  Skin tears  + Pressure injuries + Malignant wounds + Surgical wounds + Leg ulcers – venous, arterial, mixed + Diabetic related foot ulcers + Burns.

MELBOURNE

EVENT: 01 JUNE 2019
PRIMARY CARE DIABETES SUMMIT 2019

Organised by the National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) and the Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia (PCDSA), this one-day summit will combine cutting edge scientific content with practical clinical sessions basing the education on much more than just knowing ‘the guidelines’. Primary Care models of care, systems and strategies for diabetes practice management will also be explored and practically presented. The distinguished panel of speakers will share their specialised experience in an environment conducive to optimal learning. Ample time for questions and the opportunity for audience participation and networking will be available.

MELBOURNE

EVENT: 18 OCTOBER 2019
ADATS 2019

ADATS aims to bring together prominent and influential key opinion leaders with a focus, expertise and passion for advanced technologies and therapeutics in diabetes. The full day based conference is open to registrants nationally and internationally, with advertising predominately aimed at GP’s, primary care nurses, diabetes educators, endocrinologists and diabetes health professionals who are instrumental in leading their services towards advanced diabetes management practices.

GOLD COAST

EVENT: ONGOING
PEDORTHIC FOOTWEAR STUDENT CLINIC

Fully supervised Pedorthic Student Clinic, for the first time in Australia and available on the Gold Coast.  Interprofessional – with direct access to Podiatry, Physiotherapy and other Allied Health Clinics.  With students, under direct supervision from leading qualified practitioners, providing clients with treatment, education services and analysis of foot, ankle & footwear needs.

NATIONWIDE

aCTIVITY: PoDFEd Survey 
PARTICIPATE IN A PoDFEd SURVEY

Are you a podiatrist working in Australia? Monash University have developed a project entitled “PoDFEd: Podiatrists and Diabetes Footcare Education”, which aims to gather data through a short 15 minute survey on the content and method of diabetes related education podiatrist provided by a broad cross-section of podiatrists practicing in this area.

ADELAIDE

EVENT: 22-24 MAY 2019
AUSTRALIAN PODIATRY CONFERENCE 2019

The conference theme addresses Physical Activity – Feet – Wider Health – clearly a topic of global relevance with the rapid rise in non-communicable diseases (diabetes, arthritis, obesity, cancer, heart disease) and links with physical inactivity. Given that most forms of physical activity involve walking and running, Foot Health is fundamental, but often overlooked.

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Diabetic

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CONFERENCE

After two successful conferences at the Liverpool Hospital in 2013 and 2015, this was the third in the Australian Diabetic Foot Conference series. We brought some of the globe’s most renowned researchers and clinicians in the fields of diabetes and foot disease to the Gold Coast, to cover the latest research, from bench-top to bedside. Just metres from the beach front, our delegates enjoyed a spectacular scientific and social program. Plenary lectures and workshops reflected our 2017 theme and logo: wound infection, vascular surgery, multi-disciplinary treatment and biomechanics.