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Safe Management of the Diabetic Foot

Course Overview

This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals who care for people with diabetes. The training will help professionals to recognise and manage active foot disease.

There are no specific requirements for this online course, however, we recommend that you first complete 'The Safe Use of Insulin (2014 update)', 'The Safe Use of Non-Insulin Therapies' and 'The Safe Management of Hypoglycaemia'.

Course Details

Lesson Plan


  • Identifying the foot at risk
  • Managing the issues identified
  • Types of active foot disease
  • How to manage active foot disease

Target Audience

All healthcare professionals who care for people with diabetes.


Approximately 1 - 1.5 hours to complete. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

The system is easy to use even if the candidate has minimal IT skills
07/04/2016 TY
The photographs were very informative and helped me to understand the disorders better. I am a visual learner and found the visual format helpful too
04/04/2016 VK
Could stop at any stage in the course and return to where you left off when you return.
30/03/2016 SM
The module is easy to understand and animation is also very good.
09/02/2016 RJ
Very good information on diabetic foot and management of it.
14/01/2016 AS

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT

This course is available free of charge to organisations who have subscribed to the National Patient Safety Suite, click here to see if you're entitled to free access.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-1.5 hours.

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