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Confident Diabetes Management – The Toolkit for Nurses in Independent Schools

Course Aim
This interactive course allows colleagues to update their Diabetes management skills, enabling them to play an effective part in the multi-disciplinary team that is required for the successful day-to-day support of students with Diabetes.
The course is led by a School Nurse with 16 years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Young People with Diabetes and a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Diabetes currently working in a Paediatric Diabetes Team.

Key learning objectives:

  • Understanding Type 1 and 2 Diabetes
  • Practical ways to encourage pupils to actively manage insulin delivery, including insulin pump therapy
  • Understanding the psycho-social implications for pupils living with Diabetes
  • Identifying and effectively managing the short term complications of Diabetes – hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • The importance of screening to reduce the risk of long term complications
  • Effective blood glucose monitoring
  • Understanding ‘carbohydrate counting’
  • Helping young people manage their Diabetes around alcohol, exams, sport and travel
  • Managing Type 2 Diabetes in young people
  • Latest research and useful resources

The cost of this study day is £259 + VAT per person.  Discounts are available for 2+ colleagues from one establishment.

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13 10 2023


10:00 am - 4:00 pm



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