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Diabetes Awareness and Management

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

Course overview

This course has been developed to provide learners with the knowledge and information they require to understand and manage diabetes.  This session will guide learners as to how to support both individuals with diabetes and staff members who they may have responsibility for supervising their practice.  
It looks at how to support individuals receiving this support both directly and autonomously, empowering individuals to gain positive outcomes to prevent complications.  Attendance to this course will benefit anyone who is responsible for supporting individuals with diabetes in all Health and Social Care settings to contribute to personalised action plans.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Monitoring equipment, role play, 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
Multi agency working
Personalised action planning

Learning outcomes

Demonstrate how to monitor the health of individuals affected by health conditions
Carry out observations of an individual’s health affected by diabetes
Record and report on observations
Describe how to respond to changes in an individual persons condition


6 hours

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