Thursday, 24 July 2014

Management of Diabetes in the School Environment - Devonport

Contact: Louise Taylor, North West Diabetes Centre
p: 6430 6591   e: diabetes.nw@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Date: 11 August 2014 9am to 1pm          RSVP: 4 August
Location: Devonport

Intended Audience: School Staff in the North West who are involved in the care of children with diabetes in the school environment, teaches, sport teachers, first aid officers, teacher aides and office staff

We are running an information session aimed at assisting teachers and other school staff to gain the knowledge required to care for children with Type 1 diabetes in school environment.

Letter to schools

Program for Management of Diabetes in the school/child care Environment:
09:00       Intro to Diabetes Management
09:30 Hypoglycaemia/ Glucagon hypo-kit
10:15 Dietary Guidelines
10:45 Morning tea  
11:00 Living with diabetes    
11:30 Hyperglycaemia
11:50 Insulin pumps
12:30 Questions / scenarios
12:50 Evaluation
13:00 Close

Venue: North West Diabetes Cente 23 Steele Street Devonport Community Centre. Meeting room 1