Diabetes Educator Program

The incidence of diabetes throughout the world is increasing at an alarming rate and contributes significantly to the growing human and public health costs of diabetes. Such costs can be decreased by incorporating active participation of people with diabetes in their own treatment.

Introduction of the Course The incidence of diabetes throughout the world is increasing at an alarming rate and contributes significantly to the growing human and public health costs of diabetes. Such costs can be decreased by incorporating active participation of people with diabetes in their own treatment. The module has 2 parts/components A. Pre read material ( Basics of diabetes & related content) and B. 10 Modules. The modules are:-

  • Module 1: Diabetes Self-Management Education
  • Module 2: Medications, Insulin & Monitoring
  • Module 3: Dietary Considerations for Diabetes
  • Module 4: Role of exercise in Diabetes Mellitus
  • Module 5: Acute complications of diabetes
  • Module 6: Diabetic Neuropathy and Foot
  • Module 7: Retinopathy & Nephropathy
  • Module 8: Cardiovascular diseases in diabetes
  • Module 9: Clinical monitoring in diabetes
  • Module 10: Nurses role in managing diabetes
 

Curriculum For This Course

The incidence of diabetes throughout the world is increasing at an alarming rate and contributes significantly to the growing human and public health costs of diabetes. Such costs can be decreased by incorporating active participation of people with diabetes in their own treatment.

This module shall enable the educators to understand the various signs and symptoms of diabetes along with the global and national figures of its existence. The module shall help the DE to understand the disease process in a lucid manner along with the diagnostic tests for diabetes.

This module explains the concept of diabetes self-management education (DSME), thereby preparing diabetic patients to live a healthy life and to develop a patient-centered approach to enhance self management.

This module will explain the Knowledge of effects and side‐effects and Hands on training on usage of blood glucose meters and injection techniques.

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