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Diabetes Awareness

Course Outline

This three-hour short course provides information to support workers to effectively assist individuals with their daily management of diabetes. Students will learn how to check and record blood sugar levels and will learn strategies to manage a person with diabetes in an emergency situation; this is an important component of a support worker’s role and is an integral part of the duty of care. Students will also be able to identify the different types of diabetes, causes and symptoms.

A practical demonstration of the equipment will be provided.

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Delivery Mode Face-to-face / Online Duration 3 hours Location Surrey Hills / Mobile Delivery (VIC)

Course Details

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Course Content
  • What is diabetes?
  • Types of diabetes and symptoms
  • Checking blood glucose (sugar) levels
  • Emergency management of diabetes (hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia)
  • Healthy eating and exercise for people with diabetes and a disability
  • What is my role?
Additional Information
  • All course material provided
  • At the successful completion of the workshop, participants are given a certificate of completion
  • All courses are delivered by qualified trainers and assessors with relevant sector experience
  • All courses require an in-class assessment.


Full Course Fees

Fee Type Student Fee Full Fee $140 Staff Fee* $135

* Discount applies to staff of ONCALL and partner organisations.

Please note: All course dates are subject to change dependent on student numbers.

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