3013 Diabetes Awareness

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the basic knowledge and skills required to care for people with diabetes.

This course is aimed at heath and social care workers and healthcare professionals with a responsibility to provide care or support to people who have diabetes.  It will give the worker the knowledge and understanding to recognise the different signs and symptoms of diabetes and the skills required to deal with a diabetic emergency in a timely and effective manner.

Learners are to undertake written assessment.

Course Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to caring for a person with diabetes.
  • Know the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
  • Understand and recognise the possible risk factors and possible complications.
  • Recognise the signs, symptoms and treatments of the disease.
  • Manage diabetes with dietary recommendations and medication.
  • Reduce risk factors and how to monitoring urinalysis and blood glucose.
  • Recognise and treat hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia.
  • Understand how to comply with company policy and procedure.

Course Duration

½ Day (3 Hours

Number of Delegates

Maximum 12

Price £42 (inc VAT)

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