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Looking to enhance your diabetes knowledge?

Check out Diabetes Queensland's upcoming health professional PD opportunities:

 

Diabetes Management for Health Professionals, 8am-4pm, Wednesday, 20 March

Diabetes management for health professionals is a one day workshop for nurses and allied health professionals.

 

The interactive learning environment has been designed to help participants develop their skills in effective diabetes management.

 

The program is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated eight CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard.

 

The program covers:

Epidemiology and classification of diabetes

Pathophysiology of diabetes

Nutrition and physical activity recommendations

Glucose lowering medication (oral and insulin)

Glucose monitoring

Hypoglycaemia/hyperglycaemia/diabetes emergencies

Sick day plans

Complications screening and prevention

Emotional well-being/supporting self-management

National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

 

Cost per person is $100.

 

Book now:  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/diabetes-management-for-health-professionals-workshop-tickets-55052977939

 

Carbohydrate Counting, 8am-4.30pm, Thursday, 21 March

Carbohydrate Counting for Health Professionals is an interactive workshop that builds skills, knowledge and confidence around counting carbohydrates using a variety of hands on tools and techniques.

 

It includes:

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

Understanding carbohydrates

Carbohydrate counting - basic to advanced

Glycaemic index

Label reading

Popular diets (including low carb)

Insulin - including correction doses and insulin sensitivity factor (ISF)

 

Cost per person is $100.

 

Book now:   https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/carbohydrate-counting-for-health-professionals-tickets-54904937145

 

Want to know more?

For more information, contact Diabetes Queensland on 1300 136 588 or events@diabetesqld.org.au.

 

Both programs will be delivered at the Broncos Leagues Club, 98 Fulcher Road, Red Hill. Free parking is available onsite. Morning tea and lunch is supplied.

 

Both programs are brought to you by Diabetes Queensland and the NDSS.

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