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Pharmacy Assistants


2 hours

Online delivery




$40 or FREE from Ascensia

Practical Diabetes for Pharmacy Assistants Online Course

  • $40.00 AUD

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About the Course

Pharmacy Assistants regularly provide support to people living with diabetes who visit the pharmacy.  This online training course will help Pharmacy Assistants learn about diabetes, how it can be managed and what support to offer.

This interactive online training will :

  • Provide you with a basic understanding of diabetes and how it can be managed
  • Enable you in your role as a Pharmacy Assistant to improve the support you provide to people living with diabetes
  • Help you to have a meaningful conversation and know when to refer the person to the Pharmacist

Contact your Ascensia Territory Manager to find out how to enhance your diabetes understanding FREE of charge on 1800 289 312 or email customerenquiries@ascensia.com

This Program is sponsored by Ascensia Diabetes Care.

If you know a Pharmacist who would like to increase their diabetes knowledge, refer them to Diabetes in Practice for Pharmacists

Example of the Learning Management System look and feel. Easy to use and select chapters as you go.

Course Reviews

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" Not knowing much about diabetes and living with it this certainly showed me how I can help my customers more" My knowledge of diabetes has definitely improved"

Julie, Star Discount drug store
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" The course was straight forward and easy to follow, It gave clear and concise information about diabetes" I feel more confident in my role as a Pharmacy Assistant"

Grace, Capital Chemist Dickson
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" I found this course very informative, I feel more confident in talking to customers about diabetes, I have learnt more about diabetes and the different devices to suggest"

Rachael, Chisham Ave Guardian Pharmacy

Course Chapter Topics

This online diabetes course for Pharmacy Assistants covers diabetes basics and is made up of 8 chapters. Each chapter is around 15 minutes long and you can complete them at your own pace.

eLearning Modules

  1. Understanding diabetes

  2. Blood glucose monitoring

  3. Highs and lows of blood glucose levels

  4. Medications for diabetes

  5. Staying healthy

  6. Support services

  7. Non-NDSS products for diabetes

  8. Ascensia Diabetes Care Solutions

Knowledge Checks

Throughout the course the user will be asked ' knowledge check' questions, these are multiple choice questions. This is not an assessment and no grades are provided. It is a ' self check ' for the user to help them confirm what they have learnt. All users who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Delivery Mode

Users have the flexibility to study in their own time and location. The course can be accessed through the Diabetes Qualified Learning Management System. We recommend using a desktop computer or laptop with the Chrome website browser. Course completion requires approximately 2 hours of eLearning.


Once you complete all the chapters, you will be able to download a certificate of completion in the learning management system.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do i access this training free of charge for my Pharmacy?

Contact your Ascensia Territory Manager to find out how to enhance your diabetes understanding FREE of charge for your entire pharmacy. If you don't have your Territory Mangers details call 1800 289 312 or email customerenquiries@ascensia.com

Once I start a course can I exit at any time and return at a later time?

Yes. You can exit the online course then log back in at any time. However it is recommended users complete an entire module before exiting. You have 12 months access to the course.

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Practical Diabetes for Pharmacy Assistants Online Course

$40.00 AUD

Online Courses

Practical Diabetes for Pharmacy Assistants Online Training

It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the initial face to face program before completing this Refresher program, otherwise you are not eligible to become a BEAT IT Trainer. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators. The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising and ongoing support. A mark of greater than 80% in required in order to successfully complete the program requirements.

Prior to registering into the online course, it is your responsibly to ensure you have a current CPR certificate and have completed the BEAT IT Trainer face to face program.