The National Diabetes Educator Program is conducted under the auspices of the Indian Association of Diabetes Educators (IADE) and Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Education Academy (DMDEA). It was started in 2011 and trained scores of graduates in the art of diabetes education. There are a total of 10 learning modules on diabetes care. The topics covered including behavioural changes, pathophysiology and diagnosis, risk factors, medication, insulin, monitoring, diet, exercise, diabetes neuropathy and foot care, retinopathy, kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and newer advances such as continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS) and insulin pump. The classes are taken by endocrinologists, diabetologists and diabetes educators.
Providence Endocrine and Diabetes Specialty Centre successfully hosted the 2014 NDEP and the 2015 session is starting in June 2015.
- Venue: Trivandrum
- Classes by Dr. Mathew John, Dr. Deepa G and Ms. Rejitha Jagesh
- Eligibility: Bachelor degree in science, pharmacy, nursing, or nutrition. Those who are already working with a diabetologist/ endocrinologist or diabetes services would be given preference
- Modules: 10 modules spread over 10 months with classes on Sunday morning. Classes will have training modules with multiple choice questions (MCQs), role play, home assignments, and one to one sessions with the trainer.
- Fees: Free.
If you are interested in enrolling in the program, please fill up the online form and the course coordinator will contact you. If there are further questions, please call Mr. Ben Johnson at 9447697678