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Introduction to Insulin Safety: An Introduction for Everyone

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Introduction to Insulin Safety: An introduction for everyone

Between August 2003 and August 2009, the NPSA received 3,881 wrong dose incidents involving insulin and included one death and one incident of severe harm.

The course aims to prevent these incidents from occurring by providing learners with the basics of safe insulin use in healthcare settings and an awareness of the common mistakes to look out for.

It is aimed at professionals who care for individuals with diabetes and is relevant for those working in a number of different environments, including NHS and mental health trusts.

Upon completion of this course, learners will:

  • Understand the risks involved in wrong dose incidents
  • Understand what insulin is
  • Know the common errors
  • Know the range of insulins, profiles and devices
  • Understand insulin regimens
  • Be able to follow key steps to insulin safety
  • Understand how to administer the right person, insulin, dose, time, device and way

The course has been created with a number of subject matter experts, who understand the full requirements of the mandatory training intimately.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and learning outcomes
  • What is insulin?
  • Common errors
  • Insulin categories
  • Insulin safety
  • Summary and conclusion

Target Audience

All professionals who work in environments where they need to care for individuals with diabetes.

Duration

It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines


Entry Requirements

There are no specific requirements for this course.

Cost and Discounts

£15 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@ukvirtual-college.co.uk, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943-605976.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 hours.

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