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Diabetes Management Workshop

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Course overview

Enrol at 50% OFF with our EOFY discount, automatically applied at checkout! Discount ends 31/7/24.

Nurses and other health professionals working in the primary healthcare setting are key providers of diabetes care and education. To achieve quality health outcomes, they must possess sufficient baseline knowledge and skills to support people living with or at risk of developing diabetes.

The Diabetes Management Workshop delivers a range of practical and current skills to enable the delivery of diabetes treatment and management in the primary healthcare setting.

Current knowledge and skills enhances diabetic self-care knowledge and practice which in turn improves clinical and psychological outcomes and quality of life.

Entry Requirements

Entrants to the Diabetes Management Workshop would ideally work in the primary healthcare setting supporting patients with or at risk of developing diabetes.

Relevant roles would include:

  • Registered and Enrolled Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and workers
Course Content

This Workshop is designed to support nurses, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and workers and other health professionals to better support patients with or at risk of developing diabetes.

The course covers critical knowledge areas such as pathophysiology, medications and injection techniques, blood glucose monitoring, screening and referral pathways.

Learning outcomes

The workshop is designed to provide a broad range of skills and knowledge that can deliver immediate results for patients. The learning outcomes include:

  • Refresh knowledge on the pathophysiology of diabetes and different types of diabetes mellitus.
  • Describe common diabetes medications, their actions, side effects and contraindications.
  • Discuss insulin therapy, including different modes of actions and the education to offer clients around insulin administration.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of hypoglycaemia, hyperglycaemia and diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • Review principles of Blood Glucose Monitoring and the education to offer to clients regarding this.
  • Explore psychological impact of living with diabetes.
  • Understand your local diabetes care pathways.
Course Delivery

The Diabetes Management Workshop is delivered as a one day, in-person or virtual workshop and includes a range of scenarios and practical skills activities.

Group Bookings

Our course is also available for group bookings for $8,000 for up to 20 students with the convenience of us coming to your location. If your organisation is interested in making a group booking, we would love to hear from you! Click on 'Group Training Enquiry' on the right menu panel or select 'Call Us' from the top menu.

Assessment Requirements

The Diabetes Management Workshop is delivered as a one day, in-person workshop and students will be assessed by a qualified and endorsed trainer as part of the workshop.

Additional resources are provided to the student via the accessIQ digital resource library but no additional assessment is required by the student on completion of the workshop.

Value for organisations

In this one-day workshop, students receive up to date information and best practice knowledge on Diabetes education, inclusive of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes. It has been developed specifically to meet the needs of individuals who support patients with, or at risk of developing, Diabetes.

What we expect

Students enrolled in Benchmarque Group courses should adhere to the following principles:

  • Display a commitment to learning and to achieving success
  • Be responsible and accountable for their own learning, behaviour and decisions
  • Actively participate in all workshop activities and learning experiences
  • Attend all scheduled sessions and be punctual at all times
  • Complete all online assessments and workplace practice activities
  • Work in harmony and respect the rights and opinions of staff and other students
  • Treat others as they themselves would like to be treated
  • Use acceptable language at all times.

Key Information

1 Day
$500 inc GST
per student
6 Locations
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8 hours study
CPD hours

As a general guide, one hour of active learning equates to one hour of CPD. It is the responsibility of the individual student to calculate how many hours of active learning have been completed. The hours of active learning estimated above should act as a guide to CPD hours.

Available workshop locations

The Diabetes Management Workshop requires you to complete a 1 day face-to-face workshop. Below are the current available workshop dates, the ‘Apply Now’ button will take you to accessIQ, our online learning and assessment platform. Simply log in using your existing details or create a new account, and then follow the prompts to apply. 

Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
09 August 20248:45AM - 4:30PM
The Benchmarque Group, Cremorne
30 August 20249:00AM - 4:00PM
The Benchmarque Group, Cremorne
13 September 20249:00AM - 4:00PM
Vibe Hotel North Sydney
20 September 20249:00AM - 4:00PM
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
09 October 20248:45AM - 4:00PM
Rydges Parramatta
05 November 20249:00AM - 4:00PM
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Suitable Professions

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner
Enrolled Nurse
Registered Nurse

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Do I need to be a Credentialled Diabetes Educator to complete this Workshop?

No. The Workshop is designed to provide a range of relevant and current skills for all nurses working within the primary healthcare setting. 

Should I eat lots of chocolate while completing the Workshop?

Great question. Some studies have shown that moderate consumption of dark chocolate can lower risk of diabetes, but only in moderation. But don’t worry, we will not be giving you any chocolate.

Are there any courses that I can complete after I have completed the Diabetes Management Workshop?

Yes. Benchmarque Group delivers the nationally accredited Chronic Disease Care Planning course that is designed to build directly on the knowledge and skills delivered in this workshop.