Diabetes Training for Aged Care and Disability Support Workers | Diabetes Qualified

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Diabetes Training for Disability Support Workers and Aged Care Workers

Healthcare workers play an important role in supporting people living with diabetes.

Effective self–care results in better health related outcomes and quality of life for the person living with diabetes. Our online learning programs will provide Healthcare Workers with a basic understanding of diabetes, and how it relates to their work and the situations that arise from their role. By completing a course, participants will:

  • Gain a basic understanding of diabetes, and how to recognise signs and symptoms of diabetes in people in their care
  • Recognise the difference between high and low blood glucose levels, and know the appropriate action to take
  • Be able to identify and flag issues which may lead to the reduction in diabetes related complications such as infections
  • Improve their ability to support the person living with diabetes and have a meaningful and helpful conversation

 

Click here to find out about options for Aged Care or Disability Support worker providers, including hosting on your own learning management system, annual provider access or volume pricing for multiple logins 

Practical Diabetes for Pharmacy Assistants

Pharmacy Assistants frequently work directly with customers in supporting their diabetes management.

This online training course will help Pharmacy Assistants get a basic  understanding of diabetes and improve the support they provide in their pharmacy to people living with diabetes.

By completing this interactive online training participants will :

  • Gain a basic understanding of diabetes and how it is managed
  • Improve their ability to support the person living with diabetes and have a meaningful and helpful conversation
  • Know when to refer the person to the Pharmacist

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Practical Diabetes for Childcare Educators

This online education program is for early childcare based teachers and support staff who are responsible for caring for a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

Staff working in a childcare centre, or a before or after school care facility, play an important part in supporting children with managing their diabetes.

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Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set CHCSS00067

This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services or health sector who wish to develop skills in the administration and monitoring of medications. This skill set has been endorsed by the industry as suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher in an area involving the provision of direct client care or support.

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Our current eLearning courses are shown below. Please talk to us if you are looking for face to face training options, as we can customise a solution for you.

Practical Diabetes for Childcare Workers

In this course, you will learn what diabetes is, how it is managed, and also how you can support a child with type 1 diabetes.

Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set CHCSS00067

This skill set reflects the skill requirements to assist with the administration and monitoring of medications.

Pharmacy Assistant Diabetes Training

A course for Pharmacy Assistants to help them increase their diabetes knowledge so they can provide improved support.

Chronic Disease Self-Management CHCSS00075

Develop skills in supporting people with their self management of chronic disease.

Practical Diabetes for Disability Support Workers

This 2 hour eLearning program will provide support workers with a basic understanding of diabetes to support people in their care.

Practical Diabetes for Aged Care Workers

This 2 hour eLearning program will provide anyone working with or supporting the elderly with a basic understanding of diabetes.

Provider Training Options

Online Diabetes Training Courses for Staff Diabetes Qualified offers a range of online courses for health care workers and health […]