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Free learning unit updates nurses on diabetic complications

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Nursing Times Learning has collaborated with NICE to launch a free online learning unit on managing diabetic foot problems.

The unit was developed to familiarise nurses with the new NICE clinical guideline Diabetic foot problems - inpatient management, published this week. It takes an average of one hour to complete.

Diabetic foot problems are a major cause of amputations, and patients should be admitted to hospital and treated as an emergency. However, their care varies across the NHS.

The new guideline recommends that all NHS trusts develop a care pathway and ensure patients with diabetic foot problems are cared for by a multidisciplinary foot care team.

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  • Have had experience in diabetic foot care, assessment of feet on patients with diabetes.

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  • I am in the middle of completing my dissertation on DFUs, so this resource has been very informative and benefiical, many thanks.

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  • good idea but it would be even better if there were updates on other areas of interest to nurses as well.

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  • i have started the diabetic foot online course but have not completed please help.

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