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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (Online Course)

£175.00
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Study options available

Home learning or study, distance learning, flexible study, supported study and professional workplace learning available. Study at home, at work or a mix of both, at a time and place that fits your personal needs. No exams, online course with full tutor support if needed.

Course description

This qualification aims to provide the learner with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how these occur. The learners will also develop awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes.

Through the course, learners will also develop an understanding of diabetes diagnosis, initial care, ongoing care and the treatment of diabetes used to control blood sugar levels.

This qualification will allow learners to build up achievements in a way which is appropriate and meaningful.

Course content

This course is split into manageable sections. These are:

Part A

Unit 1: Understand diabetes

The learner will:
  • Understand the function of glucose in the blood
  • Understand the function of insulin in the blood
  • Understand the different forms and causes of diabetes
  • Know the risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes
  • Understand how diabetes is confirmed
Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes

The learner will:
  • Understand factors relating to the prevention of Type 2 diabetes
  • Understand how diet, exercise and lifestyle affect Type 2 diabetes
Part B

Unit 3: Understanding the initial care of diabetes

The learner will:
  • Understand the social impact of diabetes
  • Understand how to work with individuals to manage diabetes
  • Know how diabetes is monitored
Unit 4: Understanding the treatment and management of diabetes

The learner will:
  • Understand how diabetes is treated
  • Know the treatment for hypoglycaemia
  • Know the treatment for hyperglycaemia
  • Recognise the complications resulting from diabetes
  • Know ways of preventing and detecting complications
Previous knowledge

No prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course.

Assessment

Completion of a series of online assessments and activities marked by your assigned tutor. Full support offered.

Support

You will receive an online password and access to learning resources required for your chosen course. In addition, unlimited full email, telephone access to an experienced dedicated personal tutors.

Start times

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.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the assessments, learners will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes and will then be able to progress on to other areas of study.

Investment

Investment figure shown above is fully inclusive of online study material, unlimited support, assessment, certification. VAT not applicable.

Email us for more information: support@durhamopenlearningcollege.co.uk or feel free to ring us on 0845 474 5005 for a no obligation advice and guidance session. We are here to help you choose the right course for you.