Medical Emergencies

Medical Emergency: Diabetes

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD

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Course Details:

The aim of this course is to be able to recognise and respond to signs of medical emergencies associated with diabetes. 

You will be provided with a short presentation, followed by an assessment. 

If you achieve 80% or more, you will pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your training records.

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident. 

Aims:

 The aim of this course is to be able to recognise and respond to signs of medical emergencies associated with diabetes.  

Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • Identify the symptoms for hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • How hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia can be treated

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The difference between hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • How to identify the symptoms for hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • How hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia can be treated