This certificate course in Diabetes Mellitus will enable healthcare professionals to learn more about Carbohydrate Counting: from how it works, to adjusting insulin doses, to errors in judgment and guidance on how to use it safely.
The course will provide basic knowledge through online modules and assessments which healthcare professionals can apply in the care of diabetes with insulin pumps.
Upskilling on different aspects of Carbohydrate counting as a way of matching insulin requirements with the amount of carbohydrate that one eats or drinks.
The course builds upon prior knowledge of diabetes management. The student will be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas after attending the Carbohydrate Counting training course
Calculating the insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio
Calculating insulin for high blood glucose correction
Blood glucose pattern interpretation
Who should do this Course?
All Doctors and Medical Students
To help doctors and medical students to upskill their practical knowledge in managing diabetes with particular emphasis on carbohydrate counting.
To empower the health care providers with sufficient skills to initiate treatment and adjust with the help of knowledge acquired in Carbohydrate counting.
To provide with all the skills to confidently manage insulin with the use of skills in Carbohydrate counting for day to day practice.
To provide with all the skills for them to manage and avoid hypoglycemia through correction doses using Carbohydrate counting.
To empower doctors to confidently manage diabetes with precision.
Endocrinologists and Dieticians from the IDEACLINICS team