Diabetes Management Short Course for Primary Healthcare Professionals

Enhance your clinical skills and competencies to effectively educate people with diabetes, to promote healthy lifestyles and effective self-management for optimal diabetes control.

No. of Modules: 17

Course Duration: 30 Hours

Views: 3253

Language: English

Enrolment: 37

Course Validity: 21 September 2021 – 21 September 2022

About this course

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This online course is targeted at Kenyan HCPs with a particular interest in diabetes to provide patient-centered care. The course has a total of 17 modules exploring various topics ranging from prevention and management, pharmacologic therapies, complications, and the role of nurses in delivering diabetes care. 

Each module consists of 10 pre-tests and 10 post-test questions in a multiple-choice format and an educational video having case studies and practical clinical-based examples on the delivery of diabetes care.

The content of this course has been developed by the Kenya Diabetes Study Group faculty.

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a course completion e-Certificate and get CPD points.

This course serves as a pilot program to address the current gap in the delivery of diabetes training that has currently been occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. We seek to progress on to a fully digitized online learning platform to ensure widespread dissemination of diabetes knowledge to all cadres of healthcare professionals countrywide involved in diabetes healthcare delivery.

Course Details

Benefits for learners:
  •     Evidence-based latest clinical recommendations
  •     Continued professional development and learning
  •     E-Certificate awarded on successful completion of the course 
  •     Course Delivery: Online modular platform hosted by Daktari Online
  •     CPD Accreditation: KMPDC: 10 points, COC, NCK & PPB: (To be confirmed) provided by Daktari Online
  •     Endorsed by:  Kenya Diabetes Study Group (KDSG)
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Course Instructor(s)

Dr Erick Njenga

Consultant Physician/ Diabetologist and Senior Instructor
Department of Diabetology and Endocrinology
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

Dr. Rossyln Ngugi

Consultant Physician and Diabetologist. Lecturer and HOD Internal Medicine Mount Kenya University. 
Secretary KAP Nairobi branch, Secretary KDSG, Assistant secretary KAP National branch


1. Introduction to Diabetes

2. Microvascular complications of Diabetes

3. Macrovascular complications of Diabetes

4. Diabetic emergencies

5. Nutritional Aspects of Diabetes

6. Exercises & Diabetes

7. Oral hypoglycemic agents used in the treatment of Diabetes

8. Insulin Initiation and Intensification

9. Monitoring and self-care of Diabetes

10. Diabetes in Pregnancy

11. Fasting and Diabetes

12. Management of Type 1 Diabetes

13. Management of Type 1 Diabetes

14. Diabetes Foot care

15. Diabetes Education in a Clinic Setting

16. Mental health

17. COVID & Diabetes

For enquiries

Email: info@daktarionline.co.ke