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Know Diabetes – it’s essential

19 Oct 2022 18:00 - 20:00


Save the date – registration to open shortly.

This webinar will provide an overview of diabetes, with particular focus on how to start injectable treatments and is open to all nurses, student nurses, nursing support workers and allied health professionals working in the UK and overseas.


The session aims to develop your understanding of:

  • the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus, with a focus on type 2
  • blood glucose lowering therapies in Type 2 Diabetes, with reference to update NICE 2022 guidance
  • which patients may benefit from using injectable therapies, demonstrated using case studies
  • competencies required for Registered Nurses to support patients to start using injectable therapies
  • further sources of support including the RCN diabetes essentials resource


Suggested pre-reading:

NICE guidance 28 - Type 2 Diabetes in Adults: choosing medicines 

Six steps to Insulin Safety:

RCN (2019) Starting Injectable Treatments in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes 3rd Edition (supported by Novo nordisk)




This event will be hosted on Hopin. See ‘Conference details’ tab above for more information.





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The RCN reserves the right to refuse any booking at any time.


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  • A copy of the Purchase Order document from your organisation or company (we cannot process your order without it)
  • Your Finance department/accounts payable contact email address to receive an electronic copy of the invoice from us
  • A completed RCN Events Booking Form for each delegate in the booking.

Once the invoice has been raised, you will then receive confirmation of your delegate booking on the event requested. Invoices are to be paid within 30 days of the invoice being issued.

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Joining the event:

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Asking a question:

Put your questions to our speaker by using the chat box facility.

After the event:

Don’t forget to take a few minutes to complete the evaluation at the end of the webinar. All answers will be treated in the strictest confidence and will help us to shape future events, both online and face to face.

You will also be able to download your self-learning certificate from this web-page following the event. In order to validate the learning gained we recommend that a reflection is completed and submitted with the certificate as part of any review.

To book your place, please contact the Events Registration Team (Mon – Fri 9am – 4.30pm)


Tel:+44 (0)29 2054 6460

If you have a general query please contact the Events Team:


Tel:+44 (0)20 7647 3578

Page last updated - 10/08/2022