Diabetes & insulin awareness

DIABETES & INSULIN AWARENESS

Course Number

SC0113

Validity

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

The Diabetes and Insulin Awareness course is primarily for health and care staff. Attending delegates will gain significant insight into the nature of diabetes, its causes, symptoms, and the difficulties that it can pose for everyday life. They will learn about the warning signs for “hypo” / “hyper” events and how to best aid persons to manage the condition.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

Diabetes when first diagnosed can be quite overwhelming however, when managed effectively, it is possible for those with the condition to lead healthy and active lives.

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Types of diabetes
  • Diagnosis of diabetes
  • Complications
  • Long-term effects
  • Monitoring of blood sugar levels
  • Hyperglycemia & hypoglycemia
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Providing help
  • Medications incl. Insulin
  • Living with diabetes
  • Nutrition
  • Considerations for the care sector
  • Do’s & don’ts
  • Course evaluation