Training Modules

Learning outcomes

On completion of these resources you should have a working knowledge of foot problems in diabetes, be aware of the importance of foot screening and how to carry this out.

You will learn:

  • An overview of diabetes mellitus
  • How to identify common foot problems in diabetes
  • How to assist in the management of these problems
  • Risk factors
  • The importance of foot screening
  • How to carry out a foot screening
  • How to assess risk

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2 minutes study time"

Training modules (NHS Scotland)

There are 4 modules and it is recommended you work through these in the order given.


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1) Overview of diabetes

5 minutes study time"

2) Overview of diabetic foot problems

5 minutes study time"

3) The purpose of foot screening

10 minutes study time"

4) The procedure

15 minutes study time"

Training modules (NHS England)

There are 5 modules and it is recommended you work through these in the order given.


UK map with England highlighted"

1) Overview of diabetes

5 minutes study time"

2) Overview of diabetic foot problems

5 minutes study time"

3) The purpose of foot screening

10 minutes study time"

4) The procedure

15 minutes study time"

5) Additional external resources (optional)

2 minutes study time"

Certification

To gain a certificate in the Diabetes Foot Screening, select the test below. You should allow approximately 20 minutes to complete this quiz. To pass the test and gain your certificate you need to answer all the questions correctly. This certificate can be used as evidence of continual professional development (CPD).

Module quiz (NHS Scotland)

20 minutes study time"

Module quiz (NHS England)

20 minutes study time"

Evaluation

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5 minutes study time"