Diabetes Update: For clinicians, for carers, for you!

Diabetes Update: For clinicians, for carers, for you!
Event on 2017-07-13 17:30:00
Do you have a family member with diabetes? Are you at risk of diabetes? These days, if you're a healthcare professional you are probably caring for people with diabetes on a daily basis. Wherever you work in the healthcare system and whatever your story, it might be time for an update. And what better time to refresh your knowledge than during National Diabetes Week July 9th -15th? Update your knowledge of diabetes and be inspired about the difference you can make to your patients' comfort and care!  Our Twilight Seminar on THURSDAY JULY 13TH will definitely have something for everyone. Highlights of the program include:  What’s new in diabetes? Key changes in Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose and the NDSS, new treatments and bit of fun with the latest "diets for diabetes” Dr Kirstine Bell – Diabetes dietitian, CDE & NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, University of Sydney How diabetes affects our eyes and our vision Imagine being diagnosed with diabetes during a routine eye test. Consider the impact of regular treatment with lasers. Refresh your ophthalmology A&P. Joanna McCulloch – Chair, Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association National Council (AONANC) Enhancing workforce capacity with in-hospital diabetes care Learn about the ACI project developing a new education app for junior clinicians, hear about the Diabetes Taskforce, and improve your management of in-patients with diabetes.  Marina Davis – Network Manager, Acute Care Projects Team, ACI Lead on the NSW Diabetes Taskforce Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Open Forum: Ask the Experts An energising Open Forum facilitated by Sally Sutherland-Fraser provides an opportunity for you to ask the questions. Join us for over light refreshments from 5:30pm for registration and networking followed by presentations by current experts in the field at this Twilight Seminar. This evening comes a close at 8:30pm and provides 2.5 hrs CPD towards your annual mandatory education requirements. We hope you can join us!

at Massey Park Golf Club
Ian Parade
Sydney, Australia

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