There are no specific entry requirements for this course; however, we recommend that you first complete ‘The Safe Use of Insulin’, ‘The Safe Use of Non-Insulin Therapies’ and ‘The Safe Management of Hypoglycaemia’.
After completing this training you will be able to:
- Outline the medical considerations when preparing a woman with diabetes for pregnancy
- Describe the main aspects of antenatal and postnatal care for a woman with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Discuss how you would screen for and treat gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)
- Welcome and Learning Outcomes
- Pre-pregnancy Advice and Care
- Women with Existing Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Antenatal Care
- Neonatal and Postnatal Care
- Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour.
The length of time taken to complete this course depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can process as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take.
This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals who care for women with diabetes who become pregnant or wish to become pregnant.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course; however, we recommend that you first complete 'The Safe Use of Insulin', 'The Safe Use of Non-Insulin Therapies' and 'The Safe Management of Hypoglycaemia'.