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Diabetes Essentials for Healthcare Professionals - Mt Barker

Diabetes Essentials for Healthcare Professionals - Mt Barker
An interactive one-day program that will provide you with the best practice knowledge of diabetes management.

It is highly recommended to attend if you have not attended a formal diabetes program in the last 3-5 years.

Diabetes Essentials for Healthcare Professionals - Mount Barker

An interactive one-day program that will provide you with best practise knowledge of diabetes management, suitable for nurses, allied health professionals and healthcare workers. Programs are supported by a pre-learning video and information package.


  • Language for diabetes
  • Diabetes review
  • Diagnosis and HbA1c
  • Nutrition and physical activity
  • Diabetes medications Insulin essentials
  • Acute complications
  • Sick day management
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Chronic complications
  • Annual cycle of care
  • Goals of management
  • Case studies

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the latest guidelines and recommendations for diet, lifestyle and medical management of diabetes.
  • Describe forms of diabetes medication management and technology options.
  • Apply knowledge of acute and chronic complications of diabetes.
  • Support sick day management to optimise diabetes self-care.
  • Influence best practise that applies the goals of management using the annual cycle of care.
  • Apply person-centred care and promote multi-disciplinary referral pathways to support clients.

Event details

  • Date: 22 October 2021
  • Time: 9:15am – 4:30pm
  • Cost: Non-members $220 (including GST) per person, Diabetes SA Health Professionals members $170 (including GST) per person
  • Venue: Summit Health Care, 85 Wellington Road, Mount Barker     


Booking is essential

What is included

Both programs are presented by our expert Credentialled Diabetes Educators and Accredited Practising Dietitians, and include:

  • Pre-learning package
  • 6 hours of interactive learning
  • Case studies and quizzes
  • Certificate of completion
  • Earn 6 hours CPD points
  • Full day catering included

Pre-learning – Diabetes for Health Professionals

The pre-learning package will prepare you to engage with both the Essentials or Extension program day interactive presentations, case studies and practical activities.

Book either Essentials or Extension program and you will receive a link to pre-learning package with 3 online modules that cover:

  • Increasing trends in diabetes statistics and social determinants of health
  • Pathophysiology and the changes that occur in different types of diabetes
  • How to easily describe diabetes physiology to your clients

You will be able to check your knowledge through a pre-learning quiz. Pre-learning package will be available 2 weeks before the program.

QIC Health & Community Standards

Diabetes SA achieved accreditations against the QIC Health & Community Standards

This accreditations indicates to our members, consumers and stakeholders that we are demonstrating ongoing continuous quality improvements in services and programs we provide.

10/22/2021 9:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Summit Health Care 85 Wellington Road MOUNT BARKER

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