Continuing Professional Development (workshop)
Introducing the basic principles of diabetes care, which are applicable to a wide range of health care settings.
Introduction to diabetes:
Prevalence, risk factors and altered physiology. Living with diabetes (patients' experience) and life style interventions; diet and exercise.
Monitoring and treatment:
Blood glucose meters, oral medications and insulin. Management of acute and long-term diabetic complications.
This workshop will benefit all healthcare professionals, healthcare assistants and care technicians, as well as people living with diabetes and their carers.
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.
Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.
Guild House is our dedicated healthcare campus in the historic city of Peterborough.
Longer workshops will be charged in multiples of the full-day rate, unless otherwise specified.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Short course continuing professional development (5 days)
Short course continuing professional development (Half day)
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