The Diabetic Foot Explained

This webinar is for podiatrists, podiatry assistants and healthcare professionals who prevent and manage patients with diabetic foot problems.

The learning objectives for this webinar are to:

  • Appreciate the rationale for foot screening to identify the risk status of patients for the complications of ulceration, infection and gangrene.
  • To enable self-management of preventative footcare for people with diabetes.
  • To assess and appreciate the impact of common diabetic foot pathologies.
  • Identify the evidence-based treatment and management of common diabetic foot pathologies.

Meet the speaker

Krishna Gohil is an advanced podiatrist specialising in high risk and diabetes lower limb care, who has worked in the area of foot protection for 17 years. She is an independent prescriber and an integral member of the multidisciplinary diabetic foot team working for the Northamptonshire Health Foundation Trust.

She has delivered presentations and workshops relating to her speciality nationally and internationally. For the last year she has worked as a project officer at The College of Podiatry editing and revising the Nail Surgery Guidelines, and contributing to a number of strategic documents affecting clinical management of the lower limb.

Krishna is passionate about service improvement, leadership and clinical governance. She has a post graduate diploma in Public Health and has recently commenced an MSc in Leadership and Management at the University of Salford. She balances her working life by enjoying time and having fun with her 2 young sons, as well as socialising with friends and family.

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