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Enrol today for only £9.99 and pay no course fees until next year. What’s more you’ll be able to access your course materials straight away!

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Diabetes Awareness

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Diabetes Awareness

Overview

More than 3.2 million people in the UK now have diabetes. This course will give people an awareness of diabetes, and is suitable for anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of what diabetes is, how it is managed, and what causes it.

Audience

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of diabetes, including:

  • Carers, parents and professional organisations
  • Local authority staff and other local authority partner organisations
  • Health staff 
  • Education staff

About this course

The course is split into four modules:

  •  An Introduction to Diabetes
  •  Type 1 Diabetes
  •  Type 2 Diabetes
  •  Gestational Diabetes

 

Objectives

In this course you will:

  •  Know what diabetes is
  •  Why having high blood sugar levels is bad
  •  What Type 1 diabetes is
  •  The common symptoms and dangers of Type 1 diabetes
  •  What the main challenge for those with Type 1 diabetes is
  •  Learn about the diet for Type 1 diabetics
  •  How to treat a diabetic emergency
  •  The challenges for carers and the wider family
  •  What Type 2 diabetes is
  •  The differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  •  What causes Type 2 diabetes
  •  The symptoms of Type 2 diabetes
  •  What increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes
  •  The short and long term complications of Type 2 diabetes
  •  Helping someone with pre-diabetes
  •  Lifestyle interventions and the best way to lose weight
  •  The essential examinations and tests for a diabetic
  •  Diabetes and older people
  •  Diabetes and young people
  •  What gestational diabetes is

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

Basic differences between two types of diabetes and causes; the dangers of diabetes; what diabetes is and how it affects the body; how to spot the onset of diabetes; how to respond to a diabetic emergency; what the special challenges are for carers; identify signs and symptoms of hypo and hyper glycaemia; prevention; what gestational diabetes is.

OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare (National Average 61.8%)
85.5%

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Diabetes Awareness.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
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Diabetes Awareness

Overview

More than 3.2 million people in the UK now have diabetes. This course will give people an awareness of diabetes, and is suitable for anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of what diabetes is, how it is managed, and what causes it.

Audience

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of diabetes, including:

  • Carers, parents and professional organisations
  • Local authority staff and other local authority partner organisations
  • Health staff 
  • Education staff

About this course

The course is split into four modules:

  •  An Introduction to Diabetes
  •  Type 1 Diabetes
  •  Type 2 Diabetes
  •  Gestational Diabetes

 

Objectives

In this course you will:

  •  Know what diabetes is
  •  Why having high blood sugar levels is bad
  •  What Type 1 diabetes is
  •  The common symptoms and dangers of Type 1 diabetes
  •  What the main challenge for those with Type 1 diabetes is
  •  Learn about the diet for Type 1 diabetics
  •  How to treat a diabetic emergency
  •  The challenges for carers and the wider family
  •  What Type 2 diabetes is
  •  The differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  •  What causes Type 2 diabetes
  •  The symptoms of Type 2 diabetes
  •  What increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes
  •  The short and long term complications of Type 2 diabetes
  •  Helping someone with pre-diabetes
  •  Lifestyle interventions and the best way to lose weight
  •  The essential examinations and tests for a diabetic
  •  Diabetes and older people
  •  Diabetes and young people
  •  What gestational diabetes is

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

Basic differences between two types of diabetes and causes; the dangers of diabetes; what diabetes is and how it affects the body; how to spot the onset of diabetes; how to respond to a diabetic emergency; what the special challenges are for carers; identify signs and symptoms of hypo and hyper glycaemia; prevention; what gestational diabetes is.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Diabetes Awareness.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare
85.5%
(National Average 61.8%)

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