Podiatry Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Plan Dec 21 – Dec 2022

Podiatry Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Plan Dec 21 – Dec 2022

The Health and Social Care Professions Office, in collaboration with SCPI, are delighted to introduce the upcoming schedule for CPD for Podiatrists.

Aim

This CPD aims to:

  • 1.Offer opportunities for Podiatrists in the HSE and Voluntary organisations as well as in private practice in achieving their 30 CPD credits over a 12 month period in line with CORU registration requirements.
  • 2.Support the significant development in access to Foot Protection services via the National Clinical Programme for Diabetes across the country prioritisation and additional funding has been given to CPD supporting the development of these posts.
  • 3.Focus on the musculoskeletal, dermatological, vascular and neurological assessment of the high risk foot, for example in Diabetes, and the holistic management of this to prevent and treat ulceration.

Structure

We are pleased to announce the first 9 sessions, 8 of which are online, relating to MSK care pathways that will be delivered for the Winter CPD Session in collaboration with the North Deanery for Podiatric Surgery and other colleagues. Clinical examination of a range of deformities will be explored with practical approaches to care that can be applied with our patients.

The 8 online sessions will provide 13 CORU credits with a further 3 credits through participation in the in person session.

Certificates of attendance, detailing Learning outcomes and CORU CPD credits will be issued one week after attendance at the events or can be requested via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Booking sessions

If you wish to avail of this resource, please register your place via Eventbrite (find this by entering the session title). Each session should be booked individually, the first session is available now with all sessions bookable from Thursday the 3rd of December.

Please note this is provided free of charge to all public service podiatrists in Ireland and for a nominal fee of €15 per session for Private Podiatrists to make this accessible for all.

Communication planning

All CPD schedules will be disseminated through:

  • 1.the SCPI webpage to membership,
  • 2.the Podiatry management structures within the HSE
  • 3. CPD website
  • 4. Social media (format to be agreed)

Any CPD event related queries please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., I will respond during working hours on Wednesday's and Thursdays.

A subcommittee is in development to provide a forum for CPD opportunities to be reviewed and evaluated, should anyone wish to participate in shaping our professions CPD please do make contact.

Best wishes,

Anita Murray

National CPD Officer for Podiatry, on behalf of HSCP Office and SCPI 

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