Online Diabetes Awareness Course

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DG Training

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Course description

Approved by CPD Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications. Diabetes can develop in anyone at any point in their life although there are certain groups and age ranges where it is more common. There are a range of symptoms that could indicate that someone had Diabetes, these range from excessive thirst to feeling more tired than usual. It is believed that up to 26% of residential and nursing home residents have Diabetes so being able to recognise the symptoms and knowing how you can help them to manage the condition is essential. This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition. GUIDED LEARNING HOURS Approximately 45 minutes are required for this course. Tutor support is available by email and telephone. FORM OF ASSESSMENT A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% for each module is required to successfully pass the course. SYLLABUS Diabetes – What it is and its Prevalence Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatmnet Complications

Provided by

DG Training

01387 256116

Provider website

15 Dalscone Way

Dumfries

DG1 1QU

Funding

ITA funding available

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements

Course options

Course details

Online

6th Apr 2020 to 6th Apr 2021

Cost: £25.00 (ex. VAT)

Venue details

ONLINE

Online from participant's location

Online Self Study

Online Self Study

Who to contact

Louise Ramsay

Owner

louise@dg-training.co.uk

01387256116

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