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Diabetes - Understanding Medicines in Diabetes

A short self-study distance learning workbook which includes activities and case studies.

Course content

  • What is diabetes?
  • Understanding blood glucose and insulin
  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Risk factors for diabetes
  • Symptoms of diabetes
  • Treatment of diabetes and monitoring
  • Types of medicines used in diabetes
  • Treatments to reduce risk factors
  • Complications of diabetes
  • Hypos and hypers
  • Detecting and treating complications
  • Putting your learning into practice

Learners undertake a short multiple choice assessment at the end of the workbook which is marked by Opus and a certificate is awarded on successful completion.

Learning outcomes

On completion, learners will be able to:

  • Describe what diabetes is
  • Understand the symptoms of diabetes
  • Understand the treatment for diabetes –including insulin and oral medications
  • Manage hypo and hyper-glycaemic events
  • Understand the long term effects and the importance of diabetes care

Discounted prices are for quantities purchased at the same time.

From 1 to 9 Workbooks £15.00
From 10 to 20 Workbooks £12.50
For orders over 20 workbooks please contact us.

Please note: Prices are per workbook and include marking of assessment and certificate. A postage and packaging and a card handling fee will be applied.

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