Diabetes and Glucagon Training for Support Workers

Clinical Training – Support Workers Training

Diabetes and Glucagon Training for Support Workers

Length of Course:  6.5 hours

Prerequisites: None

Cost:  $187 per person (group and offsite bookings please enquire here)

Course Introduction

Diabetes is one of the most common medical conditions that carers assist clients with, so having a good understanding of diabetes is a crucial part of your Support Worker training. This course educates students on how diabetes is diagnosed, its effects on the human body (internally and externally) and how to assist or administer medical treatments for clients. Glucagon is a medication which is used to treat Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar/Glucose) in diabetics.

Diabetes and Glucagon Training – Key Competences Covered

  • Understanding the origin and causes of diabetes
  • The symptoms and types of diabetes
  • How to Identify and Manage Symptoms
  • Hyper/hypoglycemics and monitoring glucose levels
  • Policies and procedures
  • Medications and treatments
  • Causes, risks and preventions
  • Developing an understanding of Glucagon
  • Signs and symptoms of Hypoglycaemia
  • Differentiate between normal & abnormal side effects
  • Evaluate and manage clients condition safely.

Diabetes and Glucagon Training Course Certification

A certificate of achievement is issued on completion of the course.