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Diabetes Care in Children and Young People

This distance learning Diabetes in Children and Young People programme has been written for people who are involved in the care sector.

Level 2 / ABC Awards / PI461

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Course Title:Diabetes Care in Children and Young People

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:160 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

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 in children and young people.

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. This course is primarily focussed on type 1, as this condition is present in almost 100% of childhood cases. It is also most deadly if left untreated. It is therefore crucial to spot the symptoms of diabetes sooner rather than later and this course offers vital knowledge to help recognise these.

Diabetes is a common degenerative health problem for people all over the world, both male and female and although there is no known cure as yet, this course offers invaluable guidance to help children manage and treat the condition and ultimately lead a fulfilling life.

Course Info

Course Title:Diabetes Care in Children and Young People

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:160 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

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.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

  • Module 1: The Nature of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Module 2: Identification, Concerns and Myths
  • Module 3: Understanding Insulin
  • Module 4: Complications of Diabetes
  • Module 5: Dietary Considerations
  • Module 6: Living with Diabetes
  • Module 7: Growing Up With Diabetes
  • Module 8: Diabetic Emergencies
  • Module 9: Pregnancy

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.

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Course Description

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 in children and young people.

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. This course is primarily focussed on type 1, as this condition is present in almost 100% of childhood cases. It is also most deadly if left untreated. It is therefore crucial to spot the symptoms of diabetes sooner rather than later and this course offers vital knowledge to help recognise these.

Diabetes is a common degenerative health problem for people all over the world, both male and female and although there is no known cure as yet, this course offers invaluable guidance to help children manage and treat the condition and ultimately lead a fulfilling life.

Previous Knowledge

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.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

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.

  • Module 1: The Nature of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Module 2: Identification, Concerns and Myths
  • Module 3: Understanding Insulin
  • Module 4: Complications of Diabetes
  • Module 5: Dietary Considerations
  • Module 6: Living with Diabetes
  • Module 7: Growing Up With Diabetes
  • Module 8: Diabetic Emergencies
  • Module 9: Pregnancy

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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