This diabetes awareness training course is aimed at all staff working in a care environment. This course can either be aimed towards those who work with adults with diabetes, or those who work with children and young people with diabetes. A general understanding of the issues associated with diabetes will be established.
Outline of Diabetes Awareness
Explain the Types of Diabetes
Identify the co-morbidities associated with diabetes
Explain the principles of a healthy balanced diet,
Identify signs and symptoms of hypo and hyper glycaemia
Explain how to manage hypo and hyperglycaemic attacks
The course is delivered in 2 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.