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Diabetes Awareness

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Nursing and Health Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to promote an awareness of diabetes and will provide learners with the knowledge they require to understand diabetes as a condition. This session will also demonstrate how to support the individual who they provide care/support for directly and autonomously, empowering positive outcomes to prevent complications. All staff responsible for supporting individuals with diabetes in all care settings will benefit from attendance at this course.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Monitoring tools, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
NICE Guidelines: Diabetes in Adults
And the following QCF unit:
Contribute to Monitoring the Health of Individuals Affected by Health Conditions

Course content

What is diabetes?
Facts and figures
Physiological effects
Type I / Type II diagnosis
Complications and emergency situations
Hypoglycaemia / Hyperglycaemia

Learning outcomes

Demonstrate how to carry out observations of an individual’s health affected by diabetes
Demonstrate how to record and report on observations
Describe how to respond to changes in an individual persons condition


3 hours

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