First aid: Diabetes

First aid: Diabetes

This course covers the different types of diabetes. You'll learn how to spot and treat Hypoglycaemia and Hyperglycaemia. Please note this is not a nationally accredited course and provides no formal qualifications.

Catalyst online learning portal
Updated Dec 22, 2017

This online course will provide you with the theory to apply first relating to diabetes.

It includes:

  • 1 x eLearning module covering some of the key principles relating to the management of diabetes
  • 1 x online quiz where you have an opportunity to apply the information presented in the eLearning module to test your knowledge.

Key topics

The topics covered in this online course include:

  • Types of diabetes
  • The digestive system 
  • Hypoglycaemia signs, symptoms and management
  • Hyperglycaemia signs, symptoms and managment.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn about the correct management of diabetes but doesn't need a qualification. 

How long does it take?

The course takes around 20 - 30 minutes to complete.

Will I be qualified after completing this course?

No, this is not a nationally accredited course.

If you require a first aid certificate/qualification as part of your employment, please search for the following courses in the Catalyst Education online portal via the 'Explore' tab:

  • Provide CPR (accredited)
  • Provide first aid (accredited)
  • Provide first aid in education and care (accredited).