Medical Emergencies

Diabetes

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD

£6.99

(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

The aim of this course is for dental professionals to be able to recognise and respond to signs of diabetes and the related medical emergencies associated with this disease. 

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more you pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and take the assessment again when you feel confident.

Aims:

The aim of this course is for dental professionals to be able to recognise and respond to signs of diabetes and the related medical emergencies associated with this disease.

Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between hypo and hyperglycemia
  • Be able to treat patients accordingly
  • Understand the legislation associated with patient safety
  • Identify different medications used to manage hypo and hyperglycaemia

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The difference between hypo and hyperglycemia
  • How to treat patients accordingly
  • The legislation associated with patient safety
  • How to identify different medications used to manage hypo and hyperglycemia