How to Manage: Diabetes in children - online

An online course to help develop an understanding of the management of children and young people with diabetes.
Date: -
Time: -
Spaces available

The RCPCH is pleased to offer this course at a reduced rate. Please note the fees may be subject to change.

  • RCPCH member - Trainees, Nurses, AHPs and SAS Doctor: £90
  • RCPCH member - Consultant: £110
  • Non-RCPCH member: £140

Course description 

During this one-day course, our expert faculty will provide a clinical framework for diagnosis and management of children and young people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. They will also cover dietetic management and the psychosocial impact of having a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Increasingly, technology is being used to manage this condition and an overview will be provided of the advances in its use. This understanding will be enhanced via the use of case discussions to illustrate how various management arms fit together, so that the knowledge can be grasped in a clinical context.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Manage life threatening emergencies associated with Type 1 diabetes.
  • Recognise the outpatient management of both types of diabetes
  • Understand the acute and long-term complications of diabetes
  • Identify technological advances in insulin delivery and glucose monitoring
  • Understand the principles of management and multidisciplinary approach. 
  • Understand the role of diet in management of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Target audience

  • Paediatric trainees
  • Paediatric Endocrine trainees or those considering SPIN module in diabetes
  • Consultant paediatricians
  • General Practitioners
  • Dietitians
  • Senior Nursing staff involved in delivering care in medical outpatient and inpatient settings to patients under 19 years old with Diabetes
  • GP trainees wanting to develop a special interest in Diabetes.

Course requirements

To participate in this online course, you will need access to:

  • Windows or Mac Computer (laptop/desktop or tablet)
  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE). Minimum bandwidth is 600kbps (up/down) and recommended is 1.5 Mbps (up/down)
  • Microphone and speaker - either using the built-in microphone/speaker or a headset connected to your laptop/desktop or tablet
  • Webcam - either using the built-in webcam or separate webcam connected to your laptop/desktop or tablet.

Please note you will be required to download Zoom in order to participate fully in this course.