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Course Title: Course Details:
Diabetes Awareness

Content:

 

  • Describe what is meant by the term diabetes

  • Outline the key features of type 1 and type 2 diabetes

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of diabetes

  • Identify some of the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes

  • Identify how to reduce some of the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes
  • Outline the long term consequences of diabetes
  • Outline basic processes of the bodies use of sugar

  • Describe the processes of monitoring blood sugar including health and safety

  • Outline the importance of personal hygiene and self care in diabetes

  • Outline nutritional, exercise and medication treatments of diabetes

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of a high or low blood sugar

  • Describe what actions you would undertake to care for a person with high or low blood sugar

  • Describe the effects of illness i.e. infection on a person with diabetes

  • Describe your role in reporting and recording any monitoring procedures and untoward incidents in relation to the client who has diabetes

 

Who is the course aimed at?

 

This course is aimed at all care staff both as initial learning and a refresher.

 

Cost and Duration:

 

3 Hours £25.00 Per person or £210.00 per course

 
 
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