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Diabetes Essentials for HCAs

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Aimed at health care assistants working in General Practice who want to develop themselves and the wider team in the care and management of the patient with diabetes.

  • What is diabetes, its causes and symptoms
  • Weight, BMI, waist circumference ratio
  • Nutrition, exercise and obesity
  • QOF indicators and diabetes
  • NICE guidelines
  • Blood results and what they can show
  • Blood glucose control and measurement
  • How to recognise signs of vascular disease and neuropathic conditions
  • Essential foot care
  • Medication how it works and side effects
  • Recognising hypoglycaemia and its treatment and management
  • The impact of diabetes on clients and their families Lifestyle choices and giving correct advice

For more information or to book a place on the course visit here


Central London (details to be advised)