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Lower limb assessment

3rd Jul 2024
6:00 - 7:00pm (GMT)
3rd Jul 2024
6:00 - 7:00pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
Free
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Description

This teaching session is dedicated to 5th year medical students as future FY1 doctors and any medical professionals who are interested in learning much about how to do vascular assessment on the lower limb, recognise critical, acute limb ischaemia, diabetic foot management.

Summary

This engaging teaching session, tailored for 5th year medical students and practiced medical professionals, provides in-depth knowledge on conducting vascular assessments of the lower limb. The course also empowers participants with the skills to recognize and manage critical, acute limb ischaemia and diabetic foot. An essential tool for upcoming FY1 doctors and those seeking to enhance their patient care toolkit in these areas. Don't miss out on this enriching learning opportunity!

Learning objectives

1. To understand and effectively apply the correct procedures of a thorough lower limb vascular assessment, focusing on establishing a comprehensive understanding of physical examination techniques and identification of both normal and abnormal findings. 2. To enhance diagnostic skills through recognition and understanding of acute limb ischaemia symptoms, its possible causes, potential complications, and relevant management techniques. 3. To develop a deep comprehension of the management and treatment of diabetic foot complications, including prevention strategies, wound care, and therapeutic intervention options. 4. To learn and understand the differential diagnoses for lower limb pathologies and the effective use of diagnostic imaging and blood tests in these cases. 5. To improve competence in effective communication and empathy towards patients with lower limb diseases, enabling better patient relationships and a higher level of comprehensive care.
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3rd Jul 2024
6:00 - 7:00pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
Free
ONLINE