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Diabetes Training for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training

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Diabetes Training for Support Workers : Online Live Training

Support workers have an important role to play in assisting clients with diabetes with their daily self-care. The program develops the knowledge to understand the types of diabetes and their medical management. Common diabetic emergencies, complications of diabetes and strategies for management of diabetes including lifestyle measures are discussed as well as common medications used to treat the condition. Demonstration will be given in blood glucose testing.

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2 hours and 15 minutes live virtual classroom training

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Diabetes Training for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training

More About This Course
Our Diabetes Management program will only ever be conducted by an experienced nurse or paramedic. 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.

Some of the topics include:

  • Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas

  • Outlining the classifications of diabetes and its medical management

  • The role and function of glucose and insulin in the body

  • Examining the signs, symptoms and first aid management of hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia
  • Understanding the common complications of diabetes
  • Being familiar with common diabetic medications
  • Understanding risk factors for developing diabetes
  • Testing and blood glucose monitoring

Premium Health were fast, flexible and willing to assist at all times, we changed sessions from face-to-face (on-site) to video conferencing for all of our people. This was a great achievement and provided a great outcome.

  • Jenny O’Farrell
  • Head of Learning & Development
  • Disability Services Australia
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