Diabetes Training for Support Workers

Diabetes Management for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training

Support workers have an important part to play in assisting clients with high intensity daily personal support required when living with diabetes. This microcredential develops the knowledge to understand the types of diabetes and their medical management. Common diabetic emergencies, medications, complications of diabetes and strategies for management of diabetes including lifestyle measures are discussed. Participants will practice and demonstrate the skill of blood glucose testing and recording.

The training is competency based. To receive a Statement of Competence, participants must satisfactorily complete an assessment of knowledge and skills.

Learning Objectives
Option 2 Only:

  • Demonstrate infection control procedures

  • Demonstrate blood glucose testing

  • Understand the difference between hyper and hypoglycaemia

Delivery Mode
Option 1: 2 hours and 45 minutes live online training and knowledge assessment
Option 2: 2 hours and 45 minutes face-to-face training and assessment

Qualification Issued
Option 1: Diabetes for Support Workers : Live Online Training and Knowledge Assessment (Statement of Completion)
Option 2: Diabetes for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training and Assessment (Statement of Competence)

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully, as such our diabetes training will only ever be conducted by an experienced nurse, paramedic or diabetes educator. There can be no better trainer than one who has "lived" experience of working with people who have diabetes. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of your course and are committed to your learning.

Premium Health offers both face-to-face delivery and online live training. Courses are available onsite at your venue, online Australia wide or at our public course venue.

Premium Health are excellent and their offering is of tremendous value to the Disability sector. Their instructors are knowledgeable and engaging and our staff have the convenience of someone come on site to teach them. Classes which are offered virtually also provided a high level of interaction and useful information that our carers can take and apply to the work they do. We are very pleased with the services provided by Premium Health.

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