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Managing Diabetes For Registered Nurses Aims: Update registered nurses to manage and support people with diabetes. What you can expect: To find out more.

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1 Managing Diabetes For Registered Nurses Aims: Update registered nurses to manage and support people with diabetes. What you can expect: To find out more about diabetes, signs, symptoms and treatments. To find out more about healthy eating. To consider the options available for achieving effective glucose control. Identify causes, signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia including treatments. Identify causes, signs and symptoms of hyperglycaemia including treatments. To find out more about the equipment used in diabetes management. To consider lifestyle issues in relation to diabetes. (smoking etc) Who should attend: Trained nurses who wish to update their knowledge of diabetes To book a place contact Diabetes MCN Office on or Or Informal enquiries Or contact local DSN

2 Managing Diabetes for Registered Nurses To book a place contact Diabetes MCN Office on To book a place contact Diabetes MCN Office on or or by DATEVENUETIME Central and South Aberdeenshire Thu 23 rd May 2013Kincardine Community Hospital, Stonehaven Thu 13th June 2013Meeting Room 5 The Cottage Inverurie Thu 19th Sept 2013Meeting Room 5 The Cottage Inverurie Tue 24th Sept 2013Morvan Sitting Room Glen O Dee Hospital Banchory MorayThu 23 rd May 2013Room Dunbarney House, Elgin Thu 10th Oct 2013Room Dunbarney House, Elgin Aberdeen CityWed 8th May 2013Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital Tue 3 rd Sep 2013Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital

3 Aim To prepare healthcare professionals to manage and support people with Type 2 Diabetes during and after the change from oral agents to insulin. Outcomes on completion of course Discuss the indications for combination therapies (Oral hypoglycaemic agents and insulin) Identify the indications for the early initiation of treatments risk factors and their management. Revisit home blood glucose monitoring and how the patient can use results to manage their diabetes. Understand the role of other healthcare professionals in insulin initiation. Recognise the main types of insulin, their time-action profile, delivery devices and injection technique. Initiate and support patients’ adjustment of insulin doses, safely and effectively. Identify causes, signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia and advise on appropriate prevention and treatment. Apply local and national guidelines to the care and management of people with Type2 Diabetes. Describe the implications on driving. Advise patients on managing illness. Insulin Initiation Course To book a place contact Diabetes MCN Office on To book a place contact Diabetes MCN Office on or or by DATEVENUETIME Central and South Aberdeenshire Thu 23 rd April 2013 Meeting Room 5 The Cottage Inverurie MorayMon 10tth June 2013 TBC Aberdeen CityTue 12 th Nov 2013 Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital Managing the change from oral hypoglycaemic agents to insulin.

4 To book a place contact Diabetes MCN Office on or or by Informal enquiries Or contact local Aims: Update for Health Care Professionals who have previously completed the managing the change from oral hypoglycaemic agents to insulin course. What you can expect: Revisit equipment for blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery. Discuss insulin regimens Revisit lifestyle choices. Discuss what has gone well and any issues experienced following the course DATEVENUETIME Central and South Aberdeenshire Tue 25 th June 2013 Meeting Room 5 The Cottage Inverurie MorayTue 30 th April 2013 Room Dunbarney House, Elgin Thu 31 st Oct 2013Room Dunbarney House, Elgin AberdeenWed 25 th Sept 2013 Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital Wed 25 th Sept 2013 Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital Diabetes Injectable Therapies - Refresher

5 To book a place contact Diabetes MCN Office on or or by Informal enquiries Or contact local Aims: The course is to raise awareness of diabetes and its management to care providers and support people with diabetes. What you can expect: To find out more about diabetes To consider the management of diabetes and help reduce the risk of complications Identify causes, signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia and appropriate treatments. Discuss lifestyle issues and their impact on diabetes and its management DATEVENUETIME Central and South Aberdeenshire Thu 2 nd May 2013Kincardine Community Hospital, Stonehaven Thu 30 th May 2013Meeting Room 5 The Cottage Inverurie Thu 30 th May 2013Meeting Room 5 The Cottage Inverurie Tues 22 nd Oct 2013Morvan Sitting Room Glen O Dee Hospital Banchory Aberdeen City12 th June 2013Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital th June 2013Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital Thurs 10 th Oct 2013Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital Thurs 10th Oct 2013Ythan Room, Woodend Hospital Managing Diabetes For Care Workers / Givers


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