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Practical Introduction to Diabetes for Peer Educators

Date: 19 to 22 August 2019 (Monday to Thursday)
Venue: Groote Schuur Hospital 
Time: 08h30 to 16h00

Course fee is R 2 000 per person

This 4-day course is designed to equip non-medical healthcare 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

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A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants of the course.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za.

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.