This certificate course in Diabetes Mellitus will enable healthcare professionals to learn more about insulin pumps: from how it works, to insulin types, to side effects, and guidance on how to prescribe safely.
The course will provide basic knowledge through online modules and assessments which healthcare professionals can apply in the care of diabetes with Insulin pumps.
The course is designed to update the General physician with the essential knowledge needed for practical management of Diabetes with Insulin pumps
The course builds upon prior knowledge of diabetes management. The student will be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas after attending an insulin pump class:
Calculating the insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio
Calculating insulin for high blood glucose correction
Blood glucose pattern interpretation
Understanding the increased risk of ketones on the insulin pump
Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of insulin pump therapy
Infusion set selection and placement
Saline training on insulin pump
Who should do this Course?
All Doctors and Medical Students
To help doctors and medical students to upskill their practical knowledge in managing diabetes with Insulin pumps.
To empower the health care providers with sufficient skills to initiate treatment and adjust insulin pumps.
To provide with all the skills to confidently manage diabetes with Insulin pumps in day to day practice.
To provide with all the skills for them to manage and avoid hypoglycemia.
To empower doctors to confidently manage diabetes with Insulin pumps.