Certified Short Courses

About the course

This online course is targeted at Kenyan HCPs with a particular interest in diabetes to provide patient-centered care. The course has a total of 17 modules exploring various topics ranging from prevention and management, pharmacologic therapies, complications, and the role of nurses in delivering diabetes care. 

Each module consists of 10 pre-tests and 10 post-test questions in a multiple-choice format and an educational video having case studies and practical clinical-based examples on the delivery of diabetes care.

The content of this course has been developed by the Kenya Diabetes Study Group faculty.

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a course completion e-Certificate and get CPD points.

This course serves as a pilot program to address the current gap in the delivery of diabetes training that has currently been occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. We seek to progress on to a fully digitized online learning platform to ensure widespread dissemination of diabetes knowledge to all cadres of healthcare professionals countrywide involved in diabetes healthcare delivery.

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Course Info

  • 17 Modules
  • 30 Hours
  • 75 Enrolment
  • 21 September 2021 – 21 September 2025

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Diabetes

2. Microvascular complications of Diabetes

3. Macrovascular complications of Diabetes

4. Diabetic emergencies

5. Nutritional Aspects of Diabetes

6. Exercises & Diabetes

7. Oral hypoglycemic agents used in the treatment of Diabetes

8. Insulin Initiation and Intensification

9. Monitoring and self-care of Diabetes

10. Diabetes in Pregnancy

11. Fasting and Diabetes

12. Management of Type 1 Diabetes

13. Management of Type 1 Diabetes

14. Diabetes Foot care

15. Diabetes Education in a Clinic Setting

16. Mental health

17. COVID & Diabetes

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