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NMP Diabetes study day

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Wharf House

Medway Wharf Road

Tonbride

TN9 1RE

United Kingdom

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PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS RESTRICTED TO NON-MEDICAL PRESCRIBERS WORKING IN NHS WEST KENT CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP (WKCCG) COMMISSIONED SERVICES - ANYONE WHO HAS BOOKED A PLACE THAT DOES NOT MET THIS REQUIREMENT WILL HAVE THEIR PLACE CANCELLED

The Course Aim

To update participants in safe effective prescribing for diabetes.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants will have an increased understanding of:

  • Pharmacology of glucose lowering drugs including insulin
  • Pharmacological management of Type 1 & 2 diabetes using current NICE guidelines
  • Physiological changes in diabetes and how these might impact on drug handling
  • Significant drug interactions to consider when prescribing in diabetes
  • Prescribing issues in diabetes

Course content

This update will utilise lectures and small group work to enhance participants understanding of safe effective prescribing in Diabetes. There will be a brief overview of diabetes followed by presentations illustrating and discussing the pharmacology of diabetes drugs including national guidance. Case-study workshops will be used at the end of the day to consolidate the days learning. There will also be opportunity for question time to ‘ask the speakers’, so applicants are invited bring along any difficult cases for discussion.

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Medway Wharf Road

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TN9 1RE

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