Diabetes

Diabetes has wide ranging effects and consequences. How can you offer the care and support expected of you without comprehensive training in this subject? Promoting effective diabetes management is your responsibility as a health or social care worker.

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Duration:
60-70m
Modules:
20
From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing

About the course

This outstanding online training resource will give you a comprehensive understanding of diabetes and its impact on sufferers, allowing you to protect the wellbeing of people with diabetes in your care.

Who is this course for?

A 'must have' for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • What is diabetes?
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Managing diabetes
  • Borderline diabetes
  • Symptoms of diabetes
  • Hormonal disorders & diabetes
  • Diagnosis
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Treatment
  • Types of insulin
  • Who can administer insulin
  • Injecting insulin: pens and syringes
  • Insulin pumps
  • Jet injectors
  • Oral medication
  • Annual reviews
  • Complications
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Symptoms of hypoglycaemia
  • Treatment for hypoglycaemia
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Complications of long-term hyperglycaemia
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Eye disease
  • Foot disease & foot ulcers
  • Neuropathy
  • Kidney disease & heart disease
  • Elderly people with diabetes
  • Diet & weight management
  • Alcohol & smoking
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.


From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
Duration:
60-70m
Modules:
20
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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