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Diabetes Essentials

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
12 hours

Diabetes Essentials is a comprehensive learning program which covers all aspects of diabetes from diagnosis to management. The online interactive course will provide you with the latest best practice information on diabetes including the pathophysiology of diabetes, diabetes management principles, and prevention of complications.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand diabetes causation, treatment and management principles
  • Be aware of prevention, detection and treatment of the different diabetes related chronic complications
  • Have an understanding of the essential components of the self-management of diabetes
  • Know how to recognise diabetes complications and the appropriate treatment plan, including when to refer to another Health Professional

This course has been endorsed for 12 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA)

Course Structure

The course has 4 modules, with chapters, scenarios and knowledge checks throughout.

Module 1: Diabetes basics

  • Before diabetes
  • Understanding diabetes
  • How diabetes is diagnosed
  • Managing diabetes
  • Pregnancy and diabetes
  • Meaningful monitoring

Module 2: Living with diabetes

  • Lifestyle – nutrition
  • Lifestyle – physical activity
  • Medication used to manage diabetes
  • Understanding hypoglycaemia
  • Understanding hyperglycaemia
  • Sick days and surgery
  • Travel
  • Diabetes’ impact on life

Module 3: Screening for complications

  • Screening for complications
  • Microvascular complications
  • Macrovascular complications

Module 4: Conditions related to diabetes

  • Metabolic syndrome
  • PCOS

This eLearning course provides a certificate of completion once all the modules have been completed and the knowledge checks passed. Participants are able to earn continuing professional development hours and are offered further reading and resources on diabetes management and pathophysiology upon completion.

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) have endorsed this course for 12 CPD hours.

Diabetes Essentials
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community health, Diabetes
Provider Type
Education Provider
12 hours
CPD Points
Price Details
Diabetes Qualified members receive a 10% discount, contact us for your coupon code.
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Price: $295.00Diabetes Qualified members receive a 10% discount, contact us for your coupon code.
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