Diabetes - Level 2 Competency Based Training for Dietitians (previously known as Level A)

 

Purpose

To deliver on the Level 2 DMEG competencies 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12, 15 by consolidating practice in the nutritional management of Diabetes

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the aims and methods of dietary treatment of Diabetes, and list the Diabetes UK Nutrition Guidelines
  • Identify oral hypoglycaemic agents, insulin and other therapies for the treatment of Diabetes with respect to NI prescribing practices
  • Recognise the role of carbohydrate and be able to advise appropriately about carbohydrate, GI and GL
  • Explain the management of physical activity
  • Translate theory into practice in variety of clinical scenarios
  • Reflect on current practice and identify strategies for increasing knowledge and skills
  • To reflect on how the DMEG competencies impact on the NI access diabetes criteria and implementation of the care pathways for community and hospital inpatients across the region

 

Audience

  • Any Band 5 or 6 dietitian for whom diabetes is not their speciality
  • The course is suitable for any Dietitians who wish to increase their Diabetes knowledge with a view to practising at specialist level

Method

1 day

Lectures, interactive workshop and discussion

Please Note: Places will not be allocated until after the closing date.  You will be informed of the outcome of your application via e-mail

Course Tutors: Joy McDonald and Vanessa McMinn

Key Areas Covered

  • DMEG Competencies 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12, 15 at level 2 (Date of Issue: February 2011))
  • An integral part of meeting the competencies will be a self directed learning tool to be completed after the training programme

 

 

Cost

£105.00

Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.




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Diabetes: Level 2 Competency Based Training for Dietitians Thursday 16 November 2017
(9.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Belfast Pauline McGill
Janet Hodgen