Diabetes Awareness

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This course will enable you to improve your understanding of diabetes and raise awareness of the condition. This will include what diabetes is, the two types of diabetes, how diabetes is managed and the complications that can arise from diabetes. You will also learn how diabetes can be managed and how those living with diabetes can be supported.

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Course Description

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All about this Diabetes Awareness Course

In this diabetes awareness course, you will learn what diabetes is and what types of diabetes there are. Causes for the different types of diabetes will be discussed and the signs and symptoms of each will be explored.

To further explore the impacts of diabetes case studies will be used, one to discuss the short-term implications of diabetes and one to highlight the longer impacts of diabetes. This course will also cover the signs of high and low blood sugar and when an individual may need emergency medical treatment.

You will also look at the treatment options for those with diabetes and what these treatments aim to do. It will also discuss the ways diabetes may be monitored and managed, the course will also look at the relationship between diet and exercise and diabetic outcomes.

Finally, you will explore the management of diabetes and how those with the condition can access support. This will include the support an individual may access from family, friends and their workplace. Cases of childhood diabetes and how to support children with diabetes will be touched upon. The course will also explore the relationship between diabetes and lifestyle and wellbeing in several situations including pregnancy and illness.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Diabetes – In the first unit you will be introduced to diabetes and what the different types are and the signs and symptoms, you will also look at how diabetes can affect an individual physically.
  • Unit 2 – Short-term and Long-term Complications of Diabetes – In this unit you will explore the complications of diabetes and how they can affect an individual, you will also explore case studies on the implications of both long- and short-term complications for the individual.
  • Unit 3 –Different Types of Treatment – You will look at the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and how diagnosis is different in different diabetes types, you will also explore the aims of treatment and medication.
  • Unit 4 – Managing Diabetes – In the final unit of our diabetes awareness course, you will explore the wider implications of diabetes and how individuals can be supported and managed through these issues. Including how diabetes can affect everyday life, such as driving, sexual relationships and emotional health.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Diabetes Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Diabetes Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Diabetes Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Diabetes Awareness
Diabetes Awareness
£20 + VAT