FOOTWEAR & THE PEDORTHIST'S ROLE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DIABETIC FOOT
Join experienced Private Pedorthist and Southern Cross University Student Clinic Supervisor in Pedorthics, Ernie Tye for an evening discussion regarding the guidelines and the role of footwear in managing and offloading the at risk foot. The evening will close with an opportunity for podiatrists interested in gaining the additional qualification of pedorthist to obtain information about the study pathway offered through the Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Pedorthics degree.
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.
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.
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.
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.