Diabetes Management for Residents in Care Homes for Registered Nurses 22/23

Date & Time:

Tuesday 18 October 2022 (13:30 - 16:30)

Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1B, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

Target Group

This course is targeted to registered nurses working in Care Homes within the London Borough of Sutton.

 

Course Overview

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:

19

Further Information:

Trainer:

Helen Carter, Jane Lovell and Eniola Matthews. Diabetes Specialist Nurses Sutton Health and Care

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1B, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)