This post-graduate course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge about diabetes management in children and adolescents.
The objectives for the course have been drawn from the International Diabetes Federations.
This course has been developed to help you explore the complexities of diabetes management and education of children, adolescents and their families. The content has been divided into eight modules, each containing self-reflection questions, self-assessment exercises, examples, references and suggestions for further reading.
Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Demonstrate a thorough understanding of diabetes in children and adolescents, its development, progression and management.
- Communicate effectively with children and adolescents with diabetes, their families and support persons.
- Apply education and behaviour change strategies in counseling patients with diabetes and their families.
- Demonstrate a commitment to self-directed learning and professional development.