WEBINAR SERIES - Diabetes Management for Health Professionals

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The Diabetes Management for Health Professionals series provides 6 hours of Health Professional Education delivered in three two-hour sessions. It is delivered by Registered Nurses, Credentialled Diabetes Educators and Dietitians from Diabetes Queensland utilising Webinar Conferencing Systems.

The THREE sessions will be held on Tuesday 15th, 22nd and 29th of May 2018.

The webinar conferencing system allows the Diabetes Management for Health Professionals program to be shared with locations around Queensland. It provides for real-time multicast communications from Diabetes Queensland to Health Professional registrants.

The program will be broadcast from the Diabetes Queensland training rooms utilising a combination of power point presentations, voice and video chat as well as text based messages to facilitate learning and the development of knowledge and skills.

Once registered, participants will receive a program workbook via email. Following the three webinar sessions, participants will complete a post-course knowledge questionnaire and process evaluation before being provided a Certificate of Attendance from Diabetes Queensland.

Course overview:

• Epidemiology and classification of diabetes

• Pathophysiology of diabetes

• Current detection strategies

• Nutrition and physical activity recommendations

• Glucose monitoring

• Glucose lowering medication

• Insulin management

• Hypoglycaemia/hyperglycaemia/diabetes emergencies

• Sick day plans

• Complications screening and prevention

• Emotional well-being/supporting self-management

• National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

This workshop 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.


Am I required to watch all three sessions?

Yes, each session makes up an important part of the diabetes program and must be viewed to receive your CPD certificate.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact Diabetes Queensland on 1300 136 588 or info@diabetesqld.org.au

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