Here's a quick insight as to what we did!
Diabetes UK Education and Self Management Award
The DESMOND Lay Educator study: testing a training programme for lay educators to deliver the DESMOND (Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed) programme in partnership with healthcare professional educators Oral presentation by Dr Marian Carey - Chief Investigator (National Director for the DESMOND Programme)
Results of the DESMOND Lay Educator Study are going to be presented on Thursday at the DUK Professional Conference. This study conducted a scientific trial to see whether lay people who had been selected and trained to deliver patient group education together with healthcare professional educator partners could meet the same standards as healthcare professionals in this role. The Lay Educators have been working in for Primary Care Trusts around the UK including Leicestershire, County and Rutland. The presentaion will decsribe the sucees of the study and the DESMOND team are already planning training courses for any adopter sites in 2012. This presentation has been short listed for the"Diabetes UK Patient Education Award!"
Two other posters were presented also by Diabetes Specialist Nurses Lynne Matthews and Anne Spanswick
Session Diabetes Ethnicity
Small beginnings to future dilemmas
Prevention of Type 2 diabetes: update on the recent evidence
Chaired by Prof Melanie Davies
NHS Diabetes Safe use of insulin- June James
New e-learning and inpatient Diabetes care - June James
JBDS Guidelines Sessions- June James
Diabetes Specialist Nurses National Workforce Survey
Patients and Professional Educators Specialist Meeting- Nurse Competencies
Some of the diabetes team are chairing and judging oral poster presentations