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Practical Introduction to Diabetes for Beginners

Date: Monday 18th to Thursday 21st September 2017
Venue: Groote Schuur Hospital 
Time: Refer to the full programme below

Course fee is R 2 000 per person
CPD points = 32 | Level 1

This 4-day course is designed to equip non-medical health care providers with essential knowledge and skills in diabetes care. These skills will be transferrable to those affected with diabetes and will empower individuals to effectively manage their condition.

The course will consist of a series of lectures; interactive contact sessions, practical demonstrations and an assessment.

Course content:

  • Module 1: Understanding what diabetes is about
  • Module 2: Complications of diabetes
  • Module 3: Ways to manage diabetes through lifestyle modification and various therapies
  • Module 4: Diabetes and co-morbidities
  • Module 5: Diabetes in special situations

View the full course programme here

A certificate of attendance will be given at the end of the course.

For more information email ce.administration@uct.ac.za