Programme

The symposium will provide a forum for sharing and disseminating high-level scientific evidence as well as local examples of the implementation best practices in diabetic foot care.

The programme will comprise sessions with invited speakers and hands-on workshops.

The symposium will cover topics with clinical as well as organisational relevance.

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WEDNESDAY 5 November 2014


09.30    Registration and Coffee


10.30    Introduction and status of Diabetic Foot Treatment in the Nordic Countries            
            
             Opening and Welcome                                     Magnus Löndahl
            
             Basic introduction to pathophysiology of DF    William Jeffcoate
            
             Current situation of care in a global                Kristien Van Acker            
             perspective and introduction to
             IWGDF Guidelines                                          
       
            Current situation of care in the Nordic:             Magnus Löndahl (SWE)
                                                                                      Tore Julsrud Berg (NO)
                                                                                      Vesa Juutilainen (FIN)
                                                                                      Klaus Kirketerp-Møller (DK)


12.15    Lunch and Exhibition/ Satellite Symposium


13.45    Center presentations and national discussion            
             Parallel sessions:
             Swedish session         
             Norwegian session 
             Finnish session          
             Danish session 

     
15.15    Coffee Break


15.45    Meet the expert session: How to – when to;            
             Organise a diabetic foot team – Easy to have a team but how is it working?
             Access, collaboration, referrals   
             Kristien Van Acker

             Revascularization
             Pirkka Vikatmaa
    
             Diagnose and treat charcot foot    
             William Jeffcoate

             Diagnose Neuropathy
             Henning Andersen
      

             Patient education and compliance    
             Signe Lindgård Andersen


17.15    Programme end for this day


18.45    Conference Dinner

 

THURSDAY 6 November 2014

 
09.00    Patient perspective, organisation of care and quality control        
            
             Characterising the patients and outcome    
             Marjolein Iversen

             Good quality of care form a patient perspective
             Sven Grotdal
    
             Typical barriers of best practice diabetic foot implementation
             Jan Apelqvist
    
             Strenghts and pitfalls in organising eHealth in wound care    
             Knud Yderstræde

             Quality monitoring: Why what and how?     
             Leif Panduro Jensen

             Current benefits and problems with data on footproblems in
             Swedish National Diabetes Register    
             Soffia Gudbjörnsdottir


10.30    Coffee break


11.00    Hands-on workshops:        
            
             Debridement
             Rolf Jelnes  
    
             Examination of a diabetic foot
             Gunilla Larsson & Katarina Fagher
    
             Vascular assessment of the diabetic foot
             Jonny Hisdal
    
             NPWT
             Bodo Günther
    
             Podiatry
             Anne Rasmussen

12.30    Lunch & Exhibition


13.45    Woundcare-Circle Symposium:
             It's not what you put on, but what you take off: Is this concept only for ulcers?

 
14.15    Meet the expert session: How to – when to;   

             Do surgery – non healing wounds – Use of flaps,
             ulcers that does not heal by conservative means   
             Vesa Juutilainen

             Choose a dressing
             Åsa Asmundsson Lund
    
             Amputation and rehabilitation    
             Gert-Uno Larsson

15.00  How do we move on move towards implementation of best practice
           diabetic foot care in the Nordic Countries

             NDF Task Force National Working Groups;
             Strategies to pursue national implementation of clinical guidelines

             Magnus Löndahl (SWE)           
             Tore Julsrud Berg (NO)            
             Vesa Juutilainen (FIN)            
             Klaus Kirketerp-Møller (DK)             

             Follow up and panel debate;
             Expectations and challenges of the NDF country strategies.                
             Jan Apelqvist

FRIDAY – 7 November 2014


WORKSHOPS

This day is reserved for educational and workshop activities that are being planned outside the actual conference program.
Registration for these events will have to be made separately.

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