Vascular Assessment and Update *SOLD OUT*
4th June


Course reference: vascularstudyday2024

Vascular update: Arterial assessment, diagnosis, treatment & referral decisions. Using the 3Ps, WIfI and SBAR approach, to help save more lives and limbs

6hours CPD course with Martin Fox and Sue Matthews

* Delegates MUST bring their own Dopplers, gel and any sphyg cuffs for the workshop sessions.

* Where possible, can delegates wear loose trousers or similar and avoid wearing tights, to allow group practice of Doppler technique on foot, ankle and rear knee (popliteal) pulses.


9.00 Welcome & introductions: Sue Matthews & Martin Fox
PAD – changing the podiatry paradigm and meeting best clinical guidance
Anatomy basics – the key arteries we need to know, find and check
Workshop: Doppler on arm & Doppler handling technique revisited

10.00 PAD, cardiovascular & limb risks – can we really save lives and limbs?
Workshop: Sphyg & Doppler use together on a limb – demo & try
Claudication, rest pain & cramps – differentiating as deadly symptoms .. or not?

11.00 Break

11.30 Putting it together: the 3Ps PAD assessment – why we need systolic pressures
Doppler waveform quiz – 10 multiple choice audio clips – what do we hear?
Taking the systolic pressure out of the toes… important or not?

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Demonstration – foot to femoral pulses palpation & Doppler + ABPI & toe pressures
Chronic limb threatening ischaemia: using the national wound care guidance + WIfI and
SBAR tools, to support identification, triage and concise, confident communication
Workshop: Pulses, Doppler & pressures – the 10 mins limb of concern assessment

15.00 Break

15.15 Quick fire real life (vascular) podiatry cases – decisions.. decisions.. decisions..
The importance of small sustainable steps and the big Ebbinghaus question …
Vascular podiatry CPD resources & any final questions?

16.15 Finish

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