Diabetes Management for Residents in Care Homes for Registered Nurses

Date & Time:

Tuesday 13 October 2020 (9:30 - 12:30)

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Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

Target Group:

Registered nurses working in Care Homes within the London Borough of Sutton.

Course Overview:

This is an interactive half-day study session on Diabetes Management for Residents in Care Homes, tailored to meet nurses’ educational needs.

It includes a combination of formal teaching and scenario discussions.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session participants will have:

  • gained knowledge of the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • gained knowledge of the pathophysiology of glycaemic control
  • gained the ability to identify potential causes, signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia
  • improved knowledge of hypoglycaemia treatments
  • explored ways to manage hypoglycaemia
  • improved knowledge of oral hypoglycaemic agents, injectable therapies and insulin
  • gained knowledge on management of diabetes including blood glucose monitoring and diet
  • explored potential complications residents with diabetes may encounter

Places Available:

15

Booking:

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Further Information:

Enquiries:

Paula McLeod-Moore, Helen Carter and Kate Hawkins Diabetes Specialist Nurses Sutton Health and Care

Trainer:

Paula McLeod-Moore, Helen Carter and Kate Hawkins Diabetes Specialist Nurses Sutton Health and Care

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)