Friday 20 March 2020: 08:30 - 16:30
Our Primary Care Course is aimed at healthcare professionals wanting to learn the essentials of diabetes care. This one-day course will increase your knowledge, provide core resources and help you implement effective lifestyle advice crucial to the delivery of diabetes care for your patients.
Gain knowledge and insights from leaders in diabetes care during sessions covering:
Welcome by course chairs
Charles Odiase, Consultant Pharmacist in Primary Care and Diabetes Dacorum GP Federation (Lead Clinical Pharmacist)
Dr Raquel Delgado, Diabetes GP Lead
What is behind glucose variability and abnormal HbA1c results?
Dr Kevin Fernando, GP
Dr Seidu, GP, Leicester
What is new in blood pressure, lipid management, and kidney health?
Hannah Beba, Senior Pharmacist
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in diabetes: Diagnoses and management
Dr David Unwin, GP
Getting the diagnoses right: C-peptide indication and interpretation
Dr David Strain, Senior Clinical Lecturer
Practical advice on living with diabetes: Lifestyle, diet, exercise, fasting, acute illness, and travelling
Sandra Wilson, Diabetes Specialist Nurse
|11:45-12:00||Speakers Panel Q&A|
Foot assessments in primary care: Risk stratification, basic foot care interventions and referral pathways
Sandra Jones, Podiatry (Diabetes)
Fiona Main, Specialist Podiatrist
How to manage diabetes in people with a learning disability
Dr Amy Russell, Senior Research Fellow
Dr Sam Browning, GP and Clinical Lead for Learning Disability
Assessment and practical interventions to support mental health well-being in diabetes
Debbie Cooke, Clinical Psychologist
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme -Scotland
Mike Black, Scottish DRS Collaborative Coordinator
Pre-conception counselling and gestational diabetes aftercare
Dr Anne Dornhorst, Consultant Diabetologist with interest in antenatal diabetes
Type 2 diabetes in remission: Diagnoses, coding, and aftercare
Dr David Unwin, GP
|16:05-16:20||Speakers Panel Q&A|
- Network with fellow Primary Care healthcare professionals.
- Enjoy access to the Diabetes UK Professional Conference exhibition hall and poster area.
- Lunch and refreshments included.
- CPD credits for your professional development.*
All for just £30 (+ VAT)
“Emphasis on lifestyle changes is key in diabetes management. I am putting a lot of the information learned immediately into practice”
*The 2019 Primary Care Course was accredited by the Royal College of Physicians for 6 CPD credits. We expect this to be the same with regards the 2020 Course.
Certificates will be sent out electronically approximately two weeks following the course.
Is the Primary Care Course a part of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference?
Our Primary Care Course is held alongside the last day of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, at the same venue, but has a separate registration process and agenda.
Yet as a Primary Care Course delegate, you are still able to enjoy some of the benefits the Professional Conference has to offer:
- Access the Professional Conference's bustling exhibition hall and take advantage of additional networking opportunities with fellow healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical and technology companies.
- Visit the conference's poster area and view poster abstracts presented by your peers.
If you wish to access the full benefits of our professional conference, you can find out more information and additionally register as a conference delegate below.