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Diabetes Essentials for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

OVERVIEW

 

Aimed at health care assistants working in General Practice who want to develop themselves and the wider team in the care and management of the patient with diabetes.

"Very informative, touching on all areas of Diabetes."

"Really good! All questions answered and covered what everyone wanted to know!"

"Excellent!"

Past course delegates

 

CONTENT

 

What is diabetes, its causes and symptoms

Weight, BMI, waist circumference ratio

Nutrition, exercise and obesity

QOF indicators and diabetes

NICE guidelines

Blood results and what they can show

Blood glucose control and measurement

How to recognise signs of vascular disease and neuropathic conditions

Essential foot care

Medication how it works and side effects

Recognising hypoglycaemia and its treatment and management

The impact of diabetes on clients and their families Lifestyle choices and giving correct advice

 

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

  • Develop essential knowledge and appropriate skills in the quality treatment and management of the patient with diabetes

 

ATTENDED BY

  • Healthcare Assistants

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
24/04/2024
£ 170.00
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