Diabetes Awareness Training

Course Details

This course is for all health care professionals who work in NHS and Health and Social Care settings to include Private Nursing and Residential homes supporting diabetes patients to monitor and manage their diabetes effectively in line with current NICE Guidelines.

Course Aims

For CCT Skilled Trainers to deliver high quality accredited face to face training with practical skills sessions which is tailored to organisational need and policies. For CCT skilled Trainers to deliver training which fulfils the current Core Skills Training Framework(CSTF), current CQC and NICE guidelines.

Course Objectives

  1. This course is suitable for all qualified and non-qualified staff and they must have had diabetes training to deliver person centred care within their own limitations in line with their organisational policies

  2. For participants to define ‘Diabetes’ and understand the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

  3. For participants to be able to gain knowledge, skills and confidence on how to monitor and manage people suffering with diabetes in every day of their life and support them to have a good quality of life

  4. For participants to be able to monitor and manage symptoms effectively with the involvement of the patient and the whole MDT

  5. For participants to be able to gain knowledge of various health related problems and risks associated with diabetes

  6. For participants to be able to gain knowledge and understanding of various evidence based treatments of diabetes

  7. For participants to be able to gain knowledge and awareness of dealing with an insulin overdose

  8. For participants to be able to gain knowledge and skills on how to monitor and manage hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia

  9. For participants to be reminded to keep up to  date and practice in line with current NICE Guidelines

Course Modules

  1.   Definition and causes of Diabetes

  2. The Uk and Global Statistics

  3. The Diagnosis process

  4. Understanding the difference between Type 1 and 2 diabetes (symptoms and different treatment options)

  5. Risk  and health related conditions associated with Diabetes

  6. Pharmacological  and non-pharmacological treatment interventions of Diabetes

  7. Monitoring and management of side effects of medication

  8. Understanding and gaining knowledge of different types of insulin aids and their role in maintaining blood glucose levels

  9. Consent to treatment, ethics  and Patient centred Care

  10. Understanding the difference of someone suffering from a ‘Hypoglycemia’ and Hyperglycemia how this is monitored and treated

  11. Current NICE Guidelines of Diabetes

Course Benefits

This face to face course enhances your knowledge and skills in Diabetes Awareness, delivering all the relevant up-to-date information in 6.5 hour session.