Diabetes Train The Trainer

Course Description
This course is a dedicated Train the Trainer course which qualifies the participant to teach a general awareness course designed to give staff an overall understanding of the issues facing Service Users with Diabetes

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6 Hours (Full Day)

£250 + VAT
per candidate

Travel cost and subsistence charges may be incurred dependant on location of training.

We do offer group or organisational discounts on application

An additional charge of £15 + VAT per learner is also made for certification for OCN accredited training.
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This course could be run at our Training Centre in Rainham, Kent, but is typically run at client locations throughout the UK.

Assessment & Award
The course assessment is a short exercise aimed at ensuring staff have gained the necessary knowledge. On successful completion candidates will be awarded the appropriate certificate.

Welcome and Introductions

  • What is Diabetes?
  • The role of Insulin and the Pancreas
  • Ideal levels
  • Prevalence
  • Type 1
  • Type 2
  • Who is at risk?
  • Triggers for Diabetes
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment of Diabetes
  • The importance of monitoring blood sugar levels
  • Potential complications in Diabetes, including:
    • Heart disease and Cholesterol
    • Stroke
    • Blood pressure
    • Oral health
    • Sexual function
    • Skin problems
    • Foot problems
  • Diet, including:
    • Healthy lifestyle advice
    • Alcohol
  • Exercise
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Things to watch out for…….

By the end of the course participants will have:

  • Gained an understanding of what Diabetes means to the sufferer and the carer
  • Gained an understanding of the specific difficulties that can arise from Diabetes
  • Explored some of the coping strategies for carers when caring for someone suffering with Diabetes
  • Gained an understanding of the long term complications that can arise as a result of suffering with Diabetes
  • Gained an appreciation of how healthy living and lifestyle will impact on the sufferer and the resultant management of Diabetes
  • Discussed the importance of monitoring blood sugar levels
  • Be able to understand and recall the major teaching points from the session