CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Diabetes Link Nurse Education Day 2019

Aims

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

Eligibility

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.

Dates

RAH:   Tuesday 8th October 2019, 0800hrs - 1630hrs - APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

TQEH:  Thursday 31st October 2019, 0800hrs to 1630hrs - APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

   

For further information, contact:

RAH:   Rosemary Wilson, Acting NC

            rosemary.wilson@sa.gov.au

            Emmy de Heus, RAH DLN Lead

            emmy.deheus@sa.gov.au

TQEH:  Chris Kelly, TQEH DLN lead

              chris.kelly@sa.gov.au

              Cathy Paterson, HRC DLD Lead

               cathy.paterson@sa.gov.au