Did you know that we bring together some of the globe’s most renowned researchers and clinicians in the fields of diabetes and foot disease to cover diabetic foot disease research, clinical treatment and technology? Each year we offer educational events with a difference all around Australia. To stay-up-date with our latest events and news, subscribe to our mailing list!
Coming Soon - 2019 Diabetic Foot Australia Conference
DFA 2017 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.
FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOT ULCERATION WORKSHOP
Earn 14 Hours CPD and learn evidence-based management of diabetes related foot disease in this full day workshop. Located at our state of the art learning facilities at Spring Hill, this event utilises a practical skills development approach to learning about evidenced based foot ulceration management.
Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group return to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for 2 days of learning, enlightenment and inspiration, as well as collegial catchups and new connections.
WOUNDS AUSTRALIA CONFERENCE
The conference theme Advancing Healing Horizons – towards the cutting edge in wound care, will introduce attendees to the new science that may take us to the very edge of our imaginations. Innovations, knowledge and skills to advance our wound care practices will be discussed.
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.
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.
ADATS brings together prominent and influential key opinion leaders with a focus, expertise and passion for advanced technologies and therapeutics in diabetes. The full day conference is 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.