Insulin Initiation for people with Type 2 Diabetes
22nd April 2021
6th May 2021
This module is for healthcare professionals who are planning to include insulin initiation for people with type 2 diabetes as part of their clinical role, or for those who already initiate insulin but feel that they need basic revision. The module covers all aspects of insulin initiation:
Identify when insulin is appropriate and understand why insulin is needed
Assist the patient in making an informed choice on whether to use insulin and in the selection of an insulin regimen and injection device appropriate to their needs
Support the patient during the initial stages of insulin use, advising on injection techniques, injection devices, blood glucose monitoring, hypoglycaemia awareness, informing the authorities, sharps disposal, sick day rules and other relevant topics
For booking or enquiries regarding any of the modules, please contact Kirsty Osborne
firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile 07818539378
Programme for 2021 has been developed by Novo Nordisk.
The aim of the
programme is to support the development of skills and competency in the
management of Type 2 Diabetes in the primary care setting in line with TREND
What is the MERITTM programme?
MERIT™ (Meeting Educational Requirements
Improving Treatment) is a two-part flexible class-room based education programme
developed by Novo Nordisk. MERIT™ is a competency-based programme and is for
all healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care.
The programme will
combine the theory required to support diabetes management followed by the provision
of tailored clinical support from specialist diabetes teams. It is recommended that all healthcare colleagues
attend together to maximise learning opportunities back in practice.
How to book a place
The programme consists of 4 modules which can
be accessed individually or as a whole programme throughout the year. Bookings
can be made directly with the programme co-ordinator (details on page 2) on
receipt of this flyer to guarantee a place early.
Venues and timings for courses
All courses will
take place at Virtually via TEAMS unless otherwise stated. Half day courses will start at 2pm and finish
at 4.30 pm unless otherwise indicated.
As modules will be delivered via TEAMS we
will split each modules in two parts that will be split over 2 days each date
will be given detailing the significant part.
Each part of the module completed will be
accredited with 2 CDP points .
THIS COURSE IS PROVIDED BY AN EXTERNAL PROVIDER. DEVON TRAINING HUB ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS COURSE.