Diabetes in Schools is an information and training program designed to support families and schools to help students with type 1 diabetes.
This one-day seminar aims to help designated staff who supervise or teach a student with type 1 diabetes gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to support students at school.
The seminar is presented in a group environment by a Credentialled Diabetes Educator and participants will have the opportunity to take part in activities and have their questions and concerns addressed.
Topics during the day include:
- Diabetes 101
- Food and type 1 diabetes
- Monitoring glucose levels
- Hypoglycaemia – low glucose levels
- Hyperglycaemia – high glucose levels
- Being active
- Camp planning
- Planning for change
All participants must have completed the Diabetes in Schools online level 1 training prior to the level 2 face-to-face training. Please follow this link to complete the training: https://learning.diabetesinschools.com.au/account/register
Participant numbers are strictly limited to a maximum of 3 staff members per school. If you would like to invite additional staff members please contact email@example.com.
A light morning tea and lunch will be provided.
Date: Thursday 30 June 2022
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm (please arrive at 8.30am for a 9.00am start)
Cost: Complimentary to attend (fully subsidised by the NDSS)
Where: South Tweed Sports, 4 Minjungbal Dr, Tweed Heads South
COVID-19 IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Your health and safety is our priority.
We have implemented new safety measures to help keep our community safe at our events, in line with the current State and Federal government regulations and restrictions. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to one of our education events soon!
What should you do before attending an event?
Please read our COVID-19 safety precautions and conditions of entry before registering for an event. Registrations are essential, as we are unable to accept walk-ins.
Keep up to date with your state or territory government COVID-19 advice. Visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19 for COVID-19 information and health alerts.
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in NSW & ACT is Diabetes NSW & ACT. Find out more about the NDSS at ndss.com.au or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.