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Diabetes Awareness for Health & Social Care (Apollo)

  • 1 Day | Part Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 2 | Professional

Course overview

This course aims to help learners and Health & Social Care professionals to develop their skills and knowledge around Diabetes. This unit introduces the learner to the signs, symptoms and factors that may cause diabetes. It also considers the impact of diabetes on different illnesses such as depression, dementia and pregnancy.

  This is a 1-day course, 09:30-15:30, face-to-face with an online assessment to be completed remotely. 

Completion of this course comes with an accredited qualification and certificate recognised in industry.

 

Course content/units

  • Know what is meant by diabetes
  • Key features of different types of diabetes
  • Know the risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes
  • Know the treatment and management options for individuals with diabetes
  • Know how to respond to hypoglycaemia
  • Know the links between diabetes and other conditions

Assessment will include components of practicals in our state-of-the-art Health Science campus, as well as an online suite of assessments to which you will have access. 

Course highlights

  • This programme is just one of the exciting and industry-relevant programmes offered as part of Suffolk New College’s Apollo Project.
  • The Apollo Project’s offer aims to train and upskill the workforce, and to provide people with the necessary skills, qualifications, and knowledge to enter a career in Health & Social Care. Please visit our website for the list of further Apollo courses.
  • Courses are delivered by industry professionals with years of experience and service in the Health and Social Care Industry, and have been selected due to employer feedback and skills gaps within the industry, making these skills and qualifications highly sought after.

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