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Casting Course for the Diabetic Foot 2015

Course details

Contact name

Rachel Berrington or Catherine Gooday

Address

LeicesterEmail:Podiatrysecs@nnuh.nhs.uk

Aims

The course aims to standardise care and improve clinical outcomes for patients presenting with a neuropathic diabetic foot complications.

Venue

Venue organised locally by diabetic foot leads from University Hospitals of Leicester and Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. Please use the contact details above to find out more.

Length & Dates

2 day course. Courses will take place on:

24 - 25 April19 - 20 June11 - 12 September

Cost to student

£425.00. This includes lunch and casting materials.

Type of study

The course consists of both theory and practical sessions on the manufacture of removable and a non-removable below knee cast and cast boot. It will be a step by step guidance to manufacturing a cast. Ongoing support can be provided by the course facilitators to help get you started.

Entry criteria

The course is aimed at healthcare professionals who are working as part of an MDFT who wish to learn how to cast in order to treat neuropathic foot complications more effectively.

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