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Understanding Care & Management of Diabetes

Course Code: 60774-01

Aim of the course:

This qualification aims to:

  • provide an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur
  • develop awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes
  • develop understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care
  • develop understanding of on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.

The objectives of this qualification are to:

  • give learners working, or intending to work, in healthcare and social care knowledge and understanding of diabetes to support their role in the workplace
  • enable you to progress to other qualifications in this subject area, or within the wider area of health and social care.

Mandatory Units:

  • Unit 01: Understand diabetes
  • Unit 02: Prevention and early intervention of type 2 diabetes
  • Unit 03: Understand the initial care of diabetes
  • Unit 04: Understand the treatment and management of diabetes

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in depth overview.