Diabetes Care in the Community – Full course




The Diabetes Care in the Community – full course – provides support workers with the knowledge and skills to to administer insulin or support a person to self administer their own insulin. It has been designed by Jayne Lehmann RN CDE to address the specific needs of disability support workers.

The course includes:

  • Module 1 Overview of diabetes care
  • Module 2 Blood glucose monitoring
  • Module 3 Insulin support and administration

Each Module has a quiz at the end, that you are required to achieve a score of over 80%. Multiple attempts allowed.

  • Online Skills Check by Jayne to check you have an accurate blood glucose monitoring and insulin administration skills technique.

A practice pack can also be ordered. This will include a blood glucose meter, strips, quality control solution, insulin device, needles, practice administration resource will be posted to you. You use the equipment in Module 2 and Module 3 when learning how to use them in the course. Then they are used to demonstrate your technique for evaluation in the Skills Check Online session.

Cost:  1 meter and insulin device      $25.00

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Author: Edhealth Australia

I have written and produced the Diabetes Care in the Community Course for Support Workers. I am also the administrator of the course.

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