Short courses
Health & Social Care

Diabetes Management and Prevention

Masterclass:

You build upon existing knowledge to improve the quality of care and service delivered to those living with diabetes. You are introduced to different types of diabetes, its current treatment and management, including monitoring and technology, targets, medication, exercise and diet.

Course information

Part-time

  • 1 day

More part-time details

  • May 2018, June 2018
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £100

Contact details

Further information

Both acute and long-term complications associated with diabetes is discussed. You consider pre-conceptual care and pregnancy, and how to support service users of all ages throughout their long-term condition.

Finally, you review practical behaviour change tools and the importance of evidence-based structured education with examples that can be adapted into practice.

You study:

  • the main types of diabetes and potential risk factors including genetics and lifestyle choices
  • factors that can influence diagnosis and initial treatment of diabetes
  • target blood glucose and HbA1c ranges arguing the need for individualised service-user goals
  • the importance of blood glucose and ketone monitoring and associated equipment including recent advances in technology
  • evidence-based treatment options including oral and injectable medication and insulin, and associated equipment including recent advances in technology
  • carbohydrate counting
  • acute and long-term complications of diabetes and treatment
  • family planning and pregnancy
  • structured education models
  • basic behaviour change tools.

Entry requirements

HEENE Funded
To access a HEENE funded place you must be employed as a band five or above within a north east NHS organisation and must gain approval from your CWD/CCG lead before the start of the masterclass.

Self-funding
To access this on a self-funding basis you must pay the fee before the start of the masterclass using the online shop

Course information

Part-time

  • 1 day

More part-time details

  • May 2018, June 2018
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £100

Contact details

Further information