NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Description

There is an emerging global epidemic of diabetes. In the UK alone, 3.2 million people are diagnosed with the disease and an estimated 630,000 people have the condition but don’t know it. It is believed that deaths from diabetes will rise by more than 50% in the next ten years. Simple lifestyle measures can be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of this chronic, debilitating and often deadly disease.

What will you learn
  • 1.

    Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • 2.

    Improve your understanding of the various forms and causes of diabetes

  • 3.

    Evidence your competency to employers

  • 4.

    Further your personal and professional development

  • 5.

    Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

  • 6.

    Create better preventative care by being able to identify early signs of diabetes


Duration: 4 weeks

Course Units

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand how glucose and insulin function in the body, how different types of diabetes occur and the risk factors associated with Type 2 diabetes.
The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed through lifestyle changes.
The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand how a diagnosis of diabetes can impact on an individual and how the condition can be managed and monitored.
The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand the on - going care and treatment recommended to control blood glucose levels and prevent complications for people with diabetes.