Online upskilling for rural health professionals - Diabetes WA

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Online Upskilling for Rural Health Professionals

Diabetes WA is offering rural or remote primary health care professionals in WA a unique opportunity to complete the NADC online diabetes course, with added mentoring and support.

About the training

The National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) have developed an online diabetes care course for health professionals in a general care setting. This interactive online learning tool can be completed at your own pace and is suitable for anyone who finds it challenging to travel for training days.

There are 10 learning modules covering topics such as diabetes medicines, chronic and acute complications, groups with special needs (indigenous, CALD, pregnant women, paediatrics, adolescents and seniors) and self-monitoring. All modules are complemented by videos.

Assessment is online, and participants have three months to complete the course content.  A certificate will be provided upon completion.

Unique offer from Diabetes WA

Diabetes WA will provide 25 free registrations (worth $594 each) to primary care health professionals working in a rural or remote practice.

Diabetes WA will also provide a credentialled diabetes educator (CDE) as a mentor to support participants through the training process.

Registered and enrolled nurses, GPs and other allied health professionals based at a GP clinic in regional or remote Western Australia are eligible for this offer.

Download a flyer (139KB).

To be considered for a place please download (75KB) and complete the expression of interest form below and send it to training@diabeteswa.com.au.

Diabetes WA offers online course NADC at your own pace

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I have to be an NADC member to access this offer?

No. This offer is coming from Diabetes WA, who is a member of NADC.

2. Do I have to be a member of Diabetes WA to access this offer?

No. You don’t have to be a member of Diabetes WA, although you may want to consider the benefits!

3. Will I receive any PD points for completing the course?

At the completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion. At this stage the course is not eligible for PD points.

4. Why can’t Perth-based health professionals access this offer?

Perth-based health professionals can attend face-to-face core diabetes training with Diabetes WA. The online training course offer is to support rural and remote health professionals who find it difficult to travel for training.

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