The Safe Management of Hypoglycaemia
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Hypoglycaemia is a common side effect following treatment with insulin and some oral glucose-lowering therapies and it is vital that it is recognised, treated, and preferably prevented effectively.
As a result, this module has been developed to help provide learners with the required knowledge to manage hypoglycaemia effectively, and identify strategies to help reduce the impact of
hypoglycaemia and improve patient quality of life.
On completion of this course learners will:
Describe the risk factors of hypoglycaemia
Recognise the signs and symptoms
Safely and effectively treat hypoglycaemia
Prevent hypoglycaemia recurrence and when to seek further advice
Have an understanding of the impact of hypoglycaemia on the individual
Access guidelines and appropriate patient literature
Areas covered include:
Welcome and Learning Objectives
Introduction to Hypoglycaemia
Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors
Prevention and Education
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This module is primarily targeted at medical and nursing staff looking after adults with diabetes in all settings. Medical students, pharmacists and care home staff will also learn about the
important aspects of caring for people with the condition.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.