Understanding Diabetes is a short eLearning program to update your diabetes knowledge. This online interactive course will give you a detailed understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetes and cover prevalence, basic causation, presentation and management.
Understand the pathophysiology of diabetes so you have a detailed knowledge of diabetes and how it is diagnosed, including the diagnostic tests and criteria used.
Know diabetes prevalence, risk factors, causation, development, and clinical presentation in all types of diabetes.
Be able to describe the impact pregnancy has on type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the management criteria.
Have an understanding of the essential components of the self-management of diabetes
Know how to list the practices necessary to monitor and manage diabetes, the frequency of checking and specific targets.
“This course is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 3 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.”
The course has 1 module, with 6 chapters that include knowledge checks. There is one assessment at the end of the module.
Understanding Diabetes Chapter Summary:
How diabetes is diagnosed
Pregnancy and diabetes
1 assessment with multi choice answers will cover learning objectives for each chapter. Once you have passed the assessment you will receive a certificate of completion.
Participants are able to earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and are offered further reading and resources on diabetes management and pathophysiology.
This course covers the first module of Diabetes Essentials a 12 hour eLearning program with 4 modules of content.
If you would like to learn more and complete the remaining 3 modules of Diabetes Essentials: living with diabetes, screening for complications and conditions related to diabetes then please contact us for a coupon code. You will be able to complete the rest of the Diabetes Essentials course for $225.
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.