This distance learning Diabetes in Children and Young People programme has been written for people who are involved in the care sector and is aimed to give all staff, supervisors and managers the essential knowledge needed to offer the very best professional approach to the management of diabetes.
Diabetes is a serious health condition where the amount of blood glucose in the body is much higher than its requirements. Consequently, the body cannot use it as efficiently as it should do. This is due to the pancreas - a small organ that is situated behind the stomach, either not producing any insulin or it doesn’t produce enough insulin - this all depends on the type of diabetes a person has. Fundamentally, there are two types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. It is a common degenerative health problem for people all over the world, both male and female.
Although diabetic symptoms and the conditions that are associated with diabetes can be treated to a certain extent, unfortunately there is as yet no known cure. It is crucial to spot the symptoms of diabetes sooner rather than later. This is to prevent any of the many serious complications associated with the condition developing, or progressing further, in service users that already have some of the serious problems linked to diabetes.
Previous Knowledge Required
The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this Diabetes in Children and Young People course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Diabetes in Children and Young People and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration, with full tutor support.
You will receive the Diabetes in Children and Young People course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email.
Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that 12 month unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
The NCFE Diabetes in Children and Young People certificate is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments together with an end of course multi-choice questionnaire.
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework ie the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.