02. December 2019 - 9:00 till 17:00
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WKCCG NMP Diabetes | Wharf House | Monday, 02. December 2019

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.