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Diabetes Educator

Diabetes Educator

Duration: 1 Year (9 Months Theory and 3 Months Practicals)
Intakes: June & January
Course Fee: LKR130,000/-

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Course Information

This programme prepares you to take on an active role in addressing one of the world’s fastest  growing chronic conditions, Diabetes. You will discover practical-based procedures for diabetes prevention and management and become an AMRAK qualified healthcare professional.

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • M.Sc Dietetics
  • B.Sc Dietetics
  • General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)
  • GCE A/Ls 3 passes in Science stream

Course Content

  • Basic Science of Diabetes and Vascular Disease
  • Human Physiological and Metabolic Assessment
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Aspects of Diabetes
  • Complications of Diabetes
  • Dietary Counselling in Diabetic Patients
  • Special Populations and Issues Impacted by Diabetes
  • Presentation Methodologies and Safety Processes in Relation to Diabetes
  • Stress Management
  • Diabetes Management and Counselling
  • Communication and Presentation of Diabetes Care

Certification

On completion, students will be  awarded certification from Amrak Institute of  Medical Sciences, affiliated with Durdans Hospital and Astron Institute of International  Studies (AIIS), India, with a proven curriculum from India. The courses are recognised by the  Indian Medical Association (IMA). All  Practicals will be assessed by Durdans  Hospital.