APNA's definition of primary health care nursing covers health, scope of practice, primary health care, roles and settings. We also explore general practice nursing and Phillips et al. six roles of the general practice nurse.
Diabetes Management in the Primary Care Setting Unit 2 - Supporting People Living with Diabetes
Unit 2 - has been designed to draw on the knowledge identified in Unit 1 - Introduction to Diabetes.
Unit 2 contains more detailed information required to adapt a care plan and management of individual person's requirements and covers the following areas:
- Children and Adolescents,
- Pregnancy and Diabetes,
- Diabetes in Older Australians,
- Indigenous Australians,
- Diabetes in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Groups,
- Support Services and Self Management, and
- Psyco-social Management and Depression.
Approximately 10 hours
Unit 2 contains 7 Modules plus an assessment. Each Module should take between 1 and 1.5 hours to complete plus an assessment.
Cost: $240 inc GST / APNA Members $120
About the Author
This project was funded by an educational grant from MSD to support improved health outcomes for people with diabetes.
Module 1 Children and Adolescents
This module aims to provide nurses with an understanding of the special needs of children and adolescents living with diabetes and their families and carers.
Module 2 Pregnancy and Diabetes
This module aims to increase the skills and knowledge of nurses of the recommended pregnancy and post partum care and management of women with pre-existing diabetes and gestational diabetes.
Module 3 Diabetes in Older Australians
This module aims to provide nurses with an overview of the special needs that must be taken into consideration when planning care and determining management goals for older Australians with diabetes.
Module 4 Indigenous Australians
This module aims to provide nurses with an understanding of the special needs and specific circumstances that should be considered when planning and delivering diabetes care to Indigenous Australians.
Module 5 Diabetes in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Groups
This module aims to increase the awareness among nurses of the special needs of culturally and linguistically diverse groups within the community in relation to their diabetes and its management.
Module 6 Support Services and Self Management
This module has been developed to provide an overview of the services available to people with diabetes and their families and carers and an understanding of the importance of providing self–management support.
Module 7 Psyco-social Management and Depression
This module aims to provide an overview of the issues relating to psycho social management and depression for people with diabetes, their families and carers and an understanding of the importance of assessment and providing support in this area.
Suitable for nurses working in primary health care including general practice
What you’ll get
Once you have completed all sections of the course, a certificate will be available next to the course name in the ‘My Training’ section of APNA Online Learning.