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Understanding Insulin Pump Therapy & Continuous Glucose Monitoring
- Enable a HCP within a Diabetes Specialist Team to gain competence and confidence in starting insulin pump therapy in their patients
- Understand the benefits & challenges today's technology offers to people requiring insulin therapy
- Introduce Continuous Glucose Monitoring as an integral part of insulin use management in insulin pump as well as Basal Bolus therapy
Dates for the next courses in 2011 are:
Day One: Wednesday 2nd February 2011: 9:30am – 17:00pm
Day Two: Wednesday 9th February 2011: 9:30am – 17:00pm
Day One: Friday 6th May 2011: 9:30am – 17:00pm
Day Two: Friday 13th May 2011: 9:30am – 17:00pm
Day One: Friday 9th September 2011: 9:30am – 17:00pm
Day Two: Friday 23rd September 2011: 9:30 – 17:00pm
This course consists of two full-day sessions and is intended as a joint learning event for people with diabetes, their family members and Health Care Professionals. The course is accredited by RCN.
£500 - Payment required to reserve a place
Type of study
Attendance at both of the two days is essential and necessary to gain a certificate of this accredited training course.
Attendees must have a basic understanding of insulin use in diabetes and a minimum of 2 years' of practical experience in the care of people with diabetes.
Carbohydrate counting competencies/ training are a useful foundation for this course (see this website for Advanced Carbohydrate Counting & Insulin Dose Adjusting training courses also facilitated at London Medical).
Available per course
Maximum of 8 places per each course.
There is no formal assessment included.
Each participant is offered the opportunity to trial & hire for 1 week any of the devices demonstrated on the course for enhanced self confidence. Participants are encouraged to put their learning into practice as soon as possible & gain practical mentorship from the technology company trainers involved in the demonstration of the pump & CGM devices available in the UK.
- Presentation of new factual information as Powerpoint slides (also available on USB memory sticks to participants - must supply their own USB memory sticks)
- Hands-on practical work on all technology devices (pumps & CGMs available in the UK) following demonstration by the company representative
- Small group work on Case Studies of Download Data from anonymised real-life patients using insulin pumps & CGM devices
- Self study from hand-outs, recommended reading list, and virtual learning from web-based introductory guides to the technology tools
- Real patient experiences as presented by patients during the course