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Understanding Diabetes: Diabetes Education for Care Workers

Understanding Diabetes:

Diabetes Education for Care Workers

 

Understanding Diabetes is a three hour workshop for personal care workers, assistants in nursing and other unregulated care providers.

 

The aim of the program is to provide best practice education for care workers supporting clients in disability services, aged care, community clinics, rural settings and hospitals.

 

Understanding Diabetes offers an interactive learning environment to assist care workers to support self-management in clients and patients with diabetes.

 

 The workshop includes:

 

  • What is diabetes?
  • How is diabetes managed?
  • Healthy eating and physical activity
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Managing high and low blood glucose levels
  • The diabetes health care team.

 

Understanding Diabetes is endorsed by the Royal College of Nursing and offers 2.5 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) points.

 

March 2014

 

Date: Friday 7th March, 2014
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: The Board Room, The Lavalla Centre, 58 Fernberg Road Paddington Qld 4064

Registration Closes: Friday 28th February, 2014

 

 

September 2014 

 

Date: Friday 5th September, 2014
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: The Board Room, The Lavalla Centre, 58 Fernberg Road Paddington Qld 4064

Registration Closes: Friday 29th August, 2014

 

Please download the registration form for the session you wish to attend from the resources box on the right.

 

Please call 1300 136 588 if you have further questions.