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2-day Foundation in Diabetes Course for General Practice Nurses

16 October 2018 @ 9:15 am - 17 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm

This is a multi-day (consecutive) event.
Food is provided at this event.

9.15am – 9.30am coffee & registration                9.30am – 4pm training day

This course is provided by J2S training on behalf of Wessex LMCs in support of on-going development for Practice Nurses.

The course is ideal for Practice Nurses who are widening their skills to be able to undertake an annual review for patients with diabetes. The training programme consists of two highly interactive and enjoyable training days facilitated by specialist nurses in diabetes care.

The GPN will be provided with a working portfolio that will provide substantial evidence of competency achievement and skills in Diabetes to be signed off and agreed by your employer and Practice Nurse Mentor. This is a foundation course that will enable nurses to competently complete an annual review and have the tools to build on their skills up to a level of proficiency in diabetes.

Programme: Day One

  • Clinical Governance & accountability
  • What is diabetes?
  • Type I and Type II
  • The annual review in General Practice
  • To include awareness of Medication
  • Medication continued
  • Life style workshop
  • Fats/weight loss/the sugar game
  • Review of competencies

Programme: Day Two

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Practical session – look at meters and competency framework
  • Hypoglycaemia workshop
  • DVLA guidelines
  • Sick day rules / CASE STUDIES
  • Diabetic foot checks
  • Practical session and competency framework
  • Quiz
  • “Over my years as a nurse I have attended many study days but I would like to say thank you The 2 diabetic days that I have just have attended have been fantastic The two speakers were both excellent with the way they delivered the information , that they encouraged everyone got involved and most of all they ensured that we have gained knowledge by reiterating and summarising the main points It has been one of the best study days that I have attended So thank you to both speakers for making it interesting and engaging” (Delegate Feedback from June 2016Please do not use the Practice car park.  Parking in Sainsbury’s is free all day

    Location details

    Heatherview Medical Centre
    Heatherview Medical Centre, Alder Road, Parkstone, Poole, BH12 4AY

    Is the training accessible to wheelchairs? Please contact event organisers to discuss

    Main contact

    Name: Giselle Thornton

    Email: giselle.thornton@wessexlmcs.org.uk

    Phone: 02380253874

    If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.

    All delegate fees are non-refundable.  However, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 if the delegate fee is £100 or less, or £10 if the delegate fee is more than £100.

    Book online

    How to make your booking: Please click on the website link below for booking details


    All GPs and members of staff working within GP practices in the Wessex LMCs’ catchment area. £225.00
    Non-members £425.00
    BaNES practices ONLY £0.00


16 October 2018 @ 9:15 am
17 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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