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Introduction to Carbohydrate Counting course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This session provides the knowledge required to calculate the carbohydrate content of foods for a well, newly diagnosed child with type I diabetes on a basal bolus regime.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Identify the carbohydrate content within food groups
  • Calculate the amount of carbohydrate in a given food
  • Calculate insulin doses

Carbohydrate is the main nutrient that affects the blood glucose level. During digestion, carbohydrates are broken down to release glucose into the blood.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete:

  • Pathophysiology of Diabetes (172-10)
Instructors / Speakers
Charlotte Avann,
Paediatric Registrar

Charlotte (MbChB MRCPCH) is a general paediatric registrar working in the West Midlands with a special interest in diabetes.

Delivery
Title
Introduction to Carbohydrate Counting course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health, Maternal-child, Paediatric, Paediatric endocrinology, Paediatric and Neonatal Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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