CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Diabetes Link Nurse Education Day


To provide new Diabetes Link Nurses with knowledge and skills required to provide effective nursing care to clients with diabetes and to educate staff on their respective wards.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Education Day, participants will have an increased understanding of:

  • Pathophysiology of the different types of diabetes and the recommended self-management to avoid complications.
  • Treatment and prevention of diabetes related emergencies (DKA/HHS/hypoglycaemia)
  • Insulin Safety/Medication Management
  • Diabetes & diet


Must be a new Diabetes Link Nurse (DLN) within CALHN in the last 12 months &/or hasn’t attended a DLN Day previously. Preference will be given to new DLN’s.


0800hrs - 1630hrs

Tuesday 13th October 2020  RAH - Applications close Monday 5th October

Thursday 29th October 2020 TQEH - Applications close Monday 19th October



For further information, contact:

RAH:   Rosemary Wilson, Acting NC


            Emmy de Heus, RAH DLN Lead


QEH:   Jo Matters, TQEH DLN Lead


             Cathy Paterson, HRC DLD Lead