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Award in Diabetes Care (endorsed) Level 3

Online course title, endorsement, level

Diabetes Care (endorsed) Level 3
(BYTSYZ e-Learning assessed, externally certificated)
Click Non-Endorsed course for Non-Endorsed version of this course.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

20 hours

Average study time

11 hours 49 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)

Price per Course per Candidate

£60.00 + VAT

OR contact us if you are an organisation and would like to open an account with us.

Course Modules

  1. Defining Diabetes
  2. Recognising Diabetes
  3. Treating and Controlling Diabetes
  4. Responding to Diabetic Emergencies
  5. Diabetic Complications

Training, assessment, certification and Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Assessment criterion based multiple choice questions with instant results.
All our courses conform to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) criteria.

Evidence of achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.

This endorsed BYTSYZ online course is suitable for

This course is designed specifically for individuals who are assisting in the management of individuals with diabetes (e.g. care workers, managers of care homes, health and social care support workers, it can be suitable for registered nurses as part of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)).

Course Description

This online course, that is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, is designed specifically for care workers who are assisting in the management of individuals with diabetes. It will enhance knowledge and understanding in the field of diabetes in relation to:

  • Physiology of diabetes
  • Signs and causes of hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • Differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Symptoms and diagnosis of diabetes
  • Range of treatments
  • Monitoring of the diabetic condition
  • Recognising and responding to diabetic emergencies
  • Understanding the major complications of uncontrolled diabetes
  • Healthy lifestyle management

The course provides an overview of diabetes care. It focuses on the person with diabetes and how they can make informed choices in relation to treatment and lifestyle. You will study physiological, physical, psychological and educational aspects of the condition of diabetes, and learn about its diagnosis, complications, treatment and lifestyle changes.

The course will appeal to individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including people with diabetes, health care workers and anyone interested in learning more about the condition.

To further embed this new and often complex learning BYTSYZ has included a number of care related exercises to encourage:

  • Liaison with managers and senior carers to engage with issues at the local level, such as the content and location of local policies and procedures
  • The contextualisation of learning
  • Consolidation of learning

Course Objectives

  1. Explain the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas and role of insulin in the regulation of blood sugar
  2. Explain the types of diabetes and the signs and causes of Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) and Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
  3. Explain the causes of Type 1 diabetes and the factors that can predispose to Type 2 diabetes
  4. Identify the signs and symptoms of diabetes and how it is diagnosed
  5. Explain the range of diabetic treatments and the importance of safe insulin injection
  6. Explain the importance of monitoring diabetes and the role of diet controlling its progression
  7. Explain the emergency response to hypoglycaemia
  8. Explain the emergency response to ketoacidosis
  9. Explain the range of risk factors and major complications associated with diabetes
  10. Explain the importance of a lifestyle to promote the health of a diabetic sufferer

Customer reviews about online course Award in Diabetes Care (endorsed) Level 3 ...

KEVIN from Surrey (21-05-2017)
Nicely set out, easy to understand and not complicated to use.

CHRISTINE from Prestwood (11-08-2016)
I am impressed with the ease of working through the modules and particularly find the trial assessments confidence boosting prior to final assessment.

AMANDA from Holland On Sea (12-03-2013)
Excellant content of the Diabetes Care (accredited) Level 3 online course, very easy to follow, would recommend to anyone.

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