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What is Diabetes?

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Provider
Nursing CPD Institute (NCI)
Course Content

Diabetes is the name given to a group of different conditions where there is too much glucose in the blood.  This is because the pancreas does not make insulin or there is insulin resistance.  Essentially diabetes can be described as a condition of energy imbalance.

This webinar for carers, support workers, and assistants in nursing provides an overview of diabetes, complications and how it affects a person’s health.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the types of diabetes
  • Gain an understanding of diabetes-related complications
  • Understand the impact on a person’s health
  • Identify how to prevent complications of diabetes

 

 

Instructors / Speakers
Jules Aitken,
Nurse Education Consultant,
Masters of Nursing

Jules Aitken is an Endorsed Nurse Practitioner specialising in Diabetes, Chronic Disease and Weight Management.  She attained her Masters of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT).   She is also a registered Credentialed Diabetes Educator (CDE) registered with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) gaining her Certificate of Diabetes Management at the University of Technology Sydney.   She has worked within the diabetes, chronic disease and weight loss management field for over 15 years

Working both independently and within specialist clinics, Jules coordinates the care of clients with complex diabetes, chronic conditions and weight loss. 

She has participated in research projects involving chronic disease management, weight loss and diabetes and has presented at nursing, allied health, medical and community events at local, State and National level.  She is a mentor for diabetes educators with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association and also provides education and mentorship for student nurses, EENs, RNs and other health professionals within private organisations.  Jules has worked with local, State and Federal government organizations most notably a Primary Care Network as a member of a working committee establishing health pathways for aged care, diabetes and chronic pain and also as a member of their quality improvement committee.

Delivery
Title
What is Diabetes?
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
CPD Points
0.5 CPD HOURS
Price
Free
Price Details
COST Depends on Membership level
Location
Online
Price:
Free
COST Depends on Membership level
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