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Blindness. Kidney failure. Falls. Uncontrolled, diabetes can significantly reduce clients' quality and duration of life. But what can we do about it?

This three-hour course helps nursing and care staff understand the cause and nature of diabetes and how to provide better care for people with this condition.
Diabetes

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Nurses and Carers

To enable staff to monitor and care for people with diabetes safely and effectively.

Up to 15 students

- Definition and prevalence of diabetes
- Causes and risk factors for diabetes
- Symptoms of diabetes
- Type I and Type II diabetes
- Possible complications of diabetes
- Monitoring and medication issues
- Nutrition and activity in diabetes
- First aid in hypo / hyperglycaemia
- Knowledge test

Lecture, group discussion, case studies
and practical exercises.

Students are assessed on the basis of
their performance of the exercises and
in the summative test at the end.

- Care Standards Act regulations
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- National Vocational Qualifications

- Attendance forms
- Course notes / handouts
- Knowledge tests
- Training records
- Feedback forms
- Certificates of Achievement

Dependent on your training needs.
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG  Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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