DiabetesNetwork_Spring2013

what’s on

Calendar Dates For a full list of our upcoming programs please visit www.diabetesqld.org.au or phone 1300 136 588.

Development and training for health professionals Carbohydrate Counting: A full-day workshop for dietitians and diabetes educators to develop the skills and confidence to better support clients’ ability to accurately count carbohydrates. Understanding Diabetes: A three-hour workshop that aims to provide best practice education for care workers supporting clients in disability services, aged care, community clinics, rural settings and hospitals. The program offers an interactive learning environment to assist care workers to support self-management in clients and patients with diabetes. Eat It facilitator training: The 'train the trainer' course that enables fitness and other health professionals to deliver a six-week nutrition education program. The program dispels myths around healthy eating and provides participants with knowledge and skills to better support their clients. Diabetes – What Now? facilitator training: A training package for metropolitan and regional diabetes educators and dietitians to deliver the ‘Diabetes – What Now?’ self-management education program for people with type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Queensland package includes facilitator training, assessment, program collateral and promotional and health professional support. Ongoing management for people living with diabetes Diabetes – What Now? This diabetes self management program is for people with type 2 diabetes who are newly diagnosed or who have not had any diabetes education. Diabetes – What Now? is typically run over two weeks with a two-hour session each week. It is currently run in North and South Brisbane and in the Cairns, Warwick, Roma and Hervey Bay Regions. EXPOsing diabetes: The educational program for people with type 1 and/or 2 diabetes is delivered as a consumer expo throughout metropolitan and regional Queensland. The expo provides the opportunity for people with diabetes to hear from experts and get practical tips to help in self-management. Virtual Shopping Tour: This two-hour classroom based session provides practical information on how to make healthier choices at the supermarket. Delivered by a dietitian, it covers topics such as healthy eating for diabetes, interpreting ingredients lists, nutrition claims and reading food labels.

16 Oct

Virtual supermarket tour Chermside 9.30am-11.30am

23 Oct

Virtual supermarket tour Noosa 2.00pm-4.00pm

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9 Nov EXPOsing diabetes Ipswich 8.00am-3.00pm Understanding Diabetes: Diabetes Education for Care Workers - is a three hour workshop for personal care workers, assistants in nursing and other unregulated care providers. The aim of the program is to provide best practice education for care workers supporting clients in disability services, aged care, community clinics, rural settings and hospitals. Understanding Diabetes offers an interactive learning environment to assist care workers to support self-management in clients and patients with diabetes. The workshop includes: Virtual Supermarket Tour The Virtual Shopping Tour for people with diabetes and their carers, is a free two hour classroom based session. The tour provides people with practical information on how to make healthier choices at the supermarket. Delivered by a Dietitian, it covers topics such as: • Healthy eating for diabetes • Interpreting ingredients lists • Nutrition claims • Reading labels 25 Oct Carbohydrate Counting Ship Inn, Southbank 8.30am-3.30pm

Understanding diabetes Diabetes education for care workers Milton 1.00pm-4.00pm

22 Nov

What is diabetes?

• • • •

How is diabetes managed?

Healthy eating and physical activity

Blood glucose monitoring

• Managing high and low blood glucose levels • The diabetes health care team.

28 Nov Virtual supermarket tour Milton 5.30pm-7.30pm Understanding Diabetes is endorsed by the Royal College of Nursing and offers 2.5 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) points.

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Don’t miss this one-day workshop offered exclusively for diabetes educators and dietitians. Don’t miss this one-day workshop offered exclusively for diabetes educators and dietitians. Friday, 25th October, 2013

Date: Time:

8:30am - 3:30pm

Venue:

Ship Inn, Stanley Street, South Brisbane QLD

To register: go to the “Health Professionals – services and programs” on the DQ website [www.diabetesqld.org.au] or phone 1300 136 588 Date: Friday, 25th October, 2013 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm Venue: Ship Inn, Stanley Street, South Brisbane QLD

* Registration closes Monday, 18th October

To register: go to the “Health Professionals – services and programs” on the Diabetes Queensland website [ www.diabetesqld.org.au ] or phone 1300 136 588

* Registration closes Monday, 18th October

Diabetes Network – Spring 2013 Diab tes Queensland

1300 136 588

www.diabetesqld.org.au

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