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Diabetes Management for Health Professionals - Townsville

This session for nurses and allied health professionals offers an interactive learning environment that supports participants to develop their skills in effective diabetes management.

 

Learning objectives:

  • an overview of the pathophysiology of diabetes and current diabetes classifications
  • current diabetes prevention and detection strategies
  • supporting self-management for the person with diabetes
  • healthy eating and physical activity recommendations
  • self monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG)
  • glucose lowering medication
  • insulin management
  • hypoglycaemia/hyperglycaemia
  • sick day plans
  • complications screening and prevention
  • emotional wellbeing
  • National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS).

 

Speakers:

  • Dale Cooke - BAppSc (Biochem/Microbiol), GradDip Nutr&Diet, BHSc (HProm), APD
  • Marija Sorvoja - RN, CDE

 

For more information contact: 1300 PRIMARY (7746279), wdenquiry@primaryhealth.com.au or you can register online. 

Date

24 June 2017

Time

7.45am – 3.00pm

Location

Generalist Medical Training, Clinical Practice Building, James Cook University, Townsville

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