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Diabetes UK – Diabetes Awareness training

Various dates and in-house training available. 

0345 123 2399*

commissioning@diabetes.org.uk

Diabetes UK has developed a one-day course to provide participants with the knowledge and confidence when working with people with diabetes. It is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and at the end of the course each participant will receive a certificate to represent the six hours of RCN learning obtained. The course is suitable for healthcare professionals without specialist knowledge of diabetes, care home managers or healthcare assistants, or anyone else that works with people with diabetes.

The course aims to provide attendees with the basic principles of managing the care of a person with diabetes and gives an overview of:

  • what diabetes is
  • its complications
  • medication and treatment
  • weight management
  • food and diabetes
  • monitoring and the impact of diabetes.

*Calls to 0345 numbers cost no more than calls to geographic (01 and 02) numbers and must be included in inclusive minutes on mobile phones and discount schemes. Calls from landlines are typically charged between 2p and 10p per minute while calls from mobiles typically cost between 10p and 40p per minute. Calls from landlines and mobiles to 0345 numbers are included in free call packages.Calls may be recorded for quality and training purposes.

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