This Diabetes Awareness and Insulin Administration course caters for those who are responsible for or working with people with diabetes to ensure you look after the welfare and well-being of patients/clients with the condition. This includes healthcare professionals not specialising in diabetes.Info & Booking Enquiry
The course aims to teach attendees how to recognise the signs and symptoms of diabetes, signs of complications, to raise awareness of treatments and to build confidence in staff when caring for and supporting those suffering from diabetes.
Diabetes UK says the number of people living with the disease has doubled in the last 20 years. Read More
The syllabus covers such topics as:
- What is Diabetes?
- Aspects of diabetes
- The short and long term effects of diabetes
- Types of Diabetes
- Signs & Symptoms of Diabetes
- Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)
- Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
- Diet (food & diabetes)
- Weight Management
- Emergency Treatment of Diabetic Emergencies
- Diabetic drugs/treatments available
- Complications of Diabetes
- Physical activity
- Insulin administration and blood testing (practical demonstrations)
- Legal aspects of giving or supervision of injections
- Monitoring the impacts of diabetes
- Managing people with diabetes
Course Assessment and Certification
Those students who complete the course and are deemed to have reached the required standard will be awarded a certificate that is valid for 2 years.
This course is often booked with these courses:
Onsite Training Locations
Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.
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