EDEN modules are designed to meet the needs of all HCPs with an interest in diabetes. Participants come from a wide range of backgrounds including GPs, Nurses, DSNs, Midwives, HCAs, Dieticians, Pharmacists and Care Home Staff.
Training is delivered using a wide variety of teaching methods including interactive lectures and discussions, small group work, videos, case studies, quizzes and practical sessions. Each module has learning outcomes and a competency framework.
The EDEN modules have been accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners
Prevention, Screening, Classification and Diagnosis:
Evidence from major studies in diabetes prevention, tools for diabetes screening, new and emerging evidence on the impact of weight loss, physical activity, sedentary behaviour and diet.
Glycaemic Treatment Options:
Latest therapeutic developments in glycaemic drug therapies, where they ﬁt into national guidance, and how to use new and combination therapies to improve glycaemic control in your practice population.
Foundation and Ongoing Insulin Management:
Become skilled and conﬁdent in initiating insulin therapy and titrating doses according to best practice, national guidance and evidence base.
Clinical Presentation and Management of Micro/Macro Vascular Complications:
Pathophysiology of diabetes complications (both macro and micro vascular), including retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy.
Pathophysiology of foot disease in people with diabetes, screening, prevention and management of foot problems
Three Treatment Targets:
Enhance the knowledge and skills of HCPs in the management of blood pressure, cholesterol and HbA1c for patients with diabetes. The study day includes the latest national guidelines and evidence base in respect of treatment options and recommendations for application into clinical work.
Obesity and Lifestyle Behaviour Changes:
Managing obesity, practical advice and guidance on supporting patients to lose weight in your own clinical practice. Topics include causes and pathophysiology, and evidenced based national guidance.
Type 1 Diabetes:
Clinical presentation of type 1, the impact of diagnosis on the adolescent and family, the pathophysiology and management, aspects of carbohydrate counting and insulin titration, issues around hypoglycaemia and DKA and much more.
Pre-conceptual Care and Diabetes in Pregnancy:
This module covers everything you need to know regarding pre-conceptual care through to post-natal management for health care professionals working in primary care
Pathophysiology of hypoglycaemia in individuals with diabetes, symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention.
Diabetes and the Older Person (includes end of life care):
Covers the key issues in providing diabetes care for the complex elderly and includes aspects of diabetes care at end of life for practices delivering enhanced diabetes care
Health Care Assistant Training:
Health care assistants working in primary care learn about diabetes pathophysiology, complications and treatment in supporting patients in aspects of care including biometric measurements, blood glucose testing and annual review