Be informed on the prevalence and consequences of insulin errors
Have improved ability to identify different insulins
Have increased awareness of how insulin errors can occur
Be able to demonstrate strategies to avoid insulin errors
Chris is a Credentialled Diabetes Educator and Registered Nurse with more than 35 years experience in diabetes care. Her qualifications include a Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management, and Graduate Certificates in Management, and Adult Education. Chris is a lecturer in diabetes at University Technology Sydney(UTS) in the Post Grad Diabetes Educator and Management course. She has been involved with many diabetes related advisory boards and product development committees, as well as the development of patient and health professional information and training materials.
Michelle is a Credentialled Diabetes Educator and nurse practitioner with 23 years experience in many aspects of diabetes care and education. She is currently employed as a Nurse Practitioner by Northern health. Her past employment, as a Diabetes Educator, has included major tertiary hospital settings - including St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne Division of General Practice, Melbourne Extended Care and Rehabilitation Service and in Queensland, Logan/Beaudesert Health Service. Michelle has served on more than 40 diabetes-related committees, written book chapters and is consistently highly evaluated in her teaching role.
Jane is the Clinical Chair with The School of Nursing, The University of Sydney. She has worked in chronic disease management for over 20 years and was Australia's first Nurse Practitioner specialising in Type 1 diabetes. Jane is currently employed at the Diabetes Centre at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney in this role. She is responsible for providing clinical management, psychological support and education to a wide range of people with diabetes and their families. She regularly lectures to a wide range of health care professionals, both nationally and internationally, in these areas. She has a Master in Public Health and completed a PhD in 2001. In addition to her clinical work, she is an active researcher and has been awarded over $500,000 in research grants. She has published a book on living with type 1 diabetes, as well as written three book chapters, and authored over 20 peer reviewed research papers. She is an active member of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association.
Peta commenced her career in Diabetes Education in 1998 and quickly developed a love for teaching people about diabetes and self-management. Since this time she has successfully completed post-graduate study in diabetes and nursing. In 2003 she established a Diabetes Educator Private Practice in Brisbane working with general practitioners, practice nurses, and those with diabetes and the people who care for them. Professionally Peta has contributed to local and national projects designed to improve the care of people with diabetes. She has been involved in the development of accredited training programmes for pharmacists, nurses and GP’s in cooperation with diabetes advocacy groups, universities, and health professional organisations. She has also participated in research projects and advisory boards for leading diabetes pharmaceutical and device manufacturers, and is an accomplished public speaker. Recently she has achieved AHPRA endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner. This will enable her to work collaboratively between all sectors of the health community as a senior nursing clinician while maintaining her focus on the care of people with diabetes in the primary care sector. Her qualifications include MN (NP), Gred Cert HSc (DE), RN (NP) CDE.
Who should attend this webinar series:
Credentialled Diabetes Educators and diabetes educators
Students at the Accredited Graduate Certificate Courses for Diabetes Education
Health professionals with a special interest in diabetes, diabetes education and self-management
Completion of this webinar series allows you to claim 4 CPD points under Category 1 – Clinical Practice for your next credentialling application.
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