3083 Diabetes with Insulin (Trained Nurses Only)

3083 Diabetes with Insulin (Trained Nurses Only)

Course Aims

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

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 administer insulin, deal with a diabetic emergency in a timely and effective manner.

Learners are to undertake written and practical 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 including insulin
  • 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 Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the knowledge required to administer prescribed insulin to people who have diabetes.

Course Duration

1/2 Day (4 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Max 15


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