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Diabetes Educator-Curriculum\Syllabus

Author:Asha|July 12th, 2019

This course encompasses 08 out of 08 National Occupational Standards (NOS) of “Diabetes Educator” Qualification
Pack issued by “SSC: Healthcare Sector Skill Council”.

Sr.No. Module Key Learning Outcomes Equipment Required
1 Health Care Delivery System Theory Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N /9606, 9603
  • Identify the different types of Health Care Delivery models.
  • Describe the role and function of the hospital in patient care and services
E-modules from internet
2 Roles and Responsibilities Of Diabetes Educator Theory Duration
(hh:mm)01:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS CodeHSS/N9601,8701,8702,8 703,8704,8705
  • Describe the functions of Diabetes Educator.
  • Describe various responsibilities of Diabetes Educator.
  • Describe roles and responsibilities of other health care team members
  • Exhibit ethical behavior.
  • Present a positive personal image
E-modules from internet
3 Structure And Function Of Human Body Theory Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N / 8701,8702,8703,8705
  • Differentiate different parts of body
  • Explain organization of body cells, tissues, Systems, membranes and glands
  • Describe Muscular Skeletal System
  • Describe Digestive System
  • Describe Respiratory System
  • Describe Cardio Vascular
  • System
  • Describe Excretory System • Describe Nervous System
  • Describe Endocrine System, Sense Organ and Reproductive System
E- modules from internet, visit to
hospital, patient vital assessment
kit, charts of different parts of body
structure
4 Regulation Of Blood Glucose In Human Body Theory Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/ N / 8701,8702
  • Describe the mechanism of blood sugar regulation in human body
  • Describe the mechanism for absorption of glucose in human body
  • Describe the mechanism for storage of glucose in human body
Glucometer, lancets, strips, gauge,
tourniquet, sample coll. Tubes
mannequin, tray for sugar testing’s,
gauge, sample doctors’ orders
5 Role Of Pancreas Towards Blood Glucose Level Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration  (hh:mm)01:00 Corresponding NOS  CodeHSS / N / 8701,8702,8703,8705
  • Describe function of Pancreas related to regulation of blood glucose level
  • Describe Physiology of Pancreas
E-learning modules
6 Introduction To Diabetes Theory Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/N 8701,8702,8704
  • Describe the term and classification of Diabetes broadly
  • Describe the Epidemiology of Diabetes
E-learning modules
7 First Aid Theory Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS  Code HSS / N 9606
  • Learn what to do in medical emergencies
  • Describe components of first aid kit
  • Detail common emergency conditions
Patient safety tools such as wheel
chairs, trolleys, side rails, PPE, First
Aid kit, betadine, cotton, bandages,
sanitizers, disinfectants etc
8 Emergency Medical ResponseTheory Duration (hh:mm) 30:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 30:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N / 9606
  • Describe Chain of Survival
  • Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Chain of Survival
  • Rescue of a child
9 Biomedical Waste Management Theory Duration (hh:mm) 30:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 30:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N 8705,9606
  • Segregation of Biomedical waste at source
  • Describe color coding and type of containers for disposal of Bio Medical Waste
  • Label for transport of Bio Medical Waste containers/bags
Different coded color bins, different
variety of bio medical waste
management, Visit to treatment
plan of bio medical waste etc.
10 Diabetes-Overview Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm)02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N /8701,8702
  • Define Diabetes
  • Describe the classification of the diabetes
  • Define Type 1 Diabetes
  • Define Type 2 Diabetes
  • Define Gestational Diabetes
Self learning and understanding
11 Risk Factors For Diabetes Theory Duration (hh:mm)02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/ N 8702,8703,9601 Describe various risk factors of Diabetes in human body

  • Describe risk factors responsible for the Type 1 Diabetes for eg. Disease of the Pancreas, Infection or illness, Genetics or family history.
  • Describe risk factors responsible for the Type 2 Diabetes for eg. Obesity, fat distribution, Sedentary Lifestyle
  • Describe risk factors responsible for the Gestational Diabetes for eg age greater than 25, family or personal health history, excess weight
Self-learning and understanding
through E Modules
12  Pathology Of Diabetes Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 03:00 Corresponding NOS
Code HSS/N/8701,8702,8703
Describe Pathophysiology of Type 1 Diabetes

  •  Describe Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Describe Pathophysiology of Gestational Diabetes
Self learning and understanding
through E Modules
13 Complications Of Diabetes Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 03:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/N/9601,8702,8704
  • Describe various complications related to Diabetes
  • Describe effect of Diabetes on Cardiovascular System of the Human Body. For eg, Diabetic cardiovascular diseases (CVD), Heart Failure.
  • Describe the effect of Diabetes
  •  on Ophthalmological System of the Human Body for eg:- Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Describe the effect of Diabetes on Excretory System of the Human Body for eg:- UTI, Yeast infections(Thrush)
  • Describe the effect of Diabetes on Nervous System of the Human Body. For eg:- Diabetic neuropathies, peripheral neuropathy, Focalneuropathy
  • Describe the effect of Diabetes on a Musculo skeletal system of Human  Body for eg:-Muscle cramps, muscleInfarctions, Complex Regional PanSyndrome (CRPS) etc.
  •  Describe the effect of Diabetes on a Digestive system of Human Body. For eg:- Gastroparesis
  •  Describe Diabetes in relation to immune system, for eg:- Lichen  Planus.
  • Describe the effect of Diabetes during pregnancy and recognize the diagnostic criteria for the same
  •  Describe pregnancy in pre-existing diabetic patient
  • Describe the effect of Diabetes on renal system, describe Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Describe the effect of Diabetes on oro-dental system of the body, for eg:- Xerostomia, gingivitis, periodontitis
Self learning and understanding
through E Modules
14 Investigations Used For Diagnosis Of  DiabetesTheory Duration (hh:mm) 03:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N /8701,8702,8704
  • Describe various investigation methods for the diagnosis of diabetes (Blood and Urine Sample Analysis)
  • Describe importance of monitoring Fasting and post prandial bloodSugar
Insulin types like HIR, HIN etc, pen
insulin etc, insulin giving technique,
refrigerator, Mannequin etc
15 Use Of Glucometer Theory Duration (hh:mm) 05:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 05:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/N 8701,8702,8703
  • Describe use and importance of Glucometer Describe the need of personal hygiene while handling food
  • Describe method to use Glucometer and strips to check the blood sugar
  • Discuss the significance of checking the blood glucose level and recording the result
Insulin types like HIR, HIN etc, pen
insulin etc, insulin giving technique,
refrigerator, Mannequin etc
16 Infection Control And Prevention Theory Duration (hh:mm)02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N9606,9601
  • Identification of deviation from normal health
  • Explain Hospital borne infections
  • Explain practices to curb the disease
  • Explain different types of Spillages and their management
Patient safety tools such as wheel
chairs, trolleys, side rails, PPE, First
Aid kit, betadine, cotton, bandages,
sanitizers, disinfectants etc
17 Professional Behaviour Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/ N 8704, 8703, 8705, 9603,9601 How to maintain peaceful environment

  • Learn General and Specific etiquettes to be observed on duty
  • Explain need for compliance of organizational hierarchy and reporting
  • Describe the importance of conservation of resources in medical facility.
  • Describe the importance of maintaining confidentiality and privacy of patient information’s
Self learning and understanding
18 Treatment Plan For Type 1 Diabetes Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N /8702, 8703, 8704 Address to basic and advanced diabetes self-management skills for treating Type 1 Diabetes

  • Describe the importance of intake of oral medicines for treating Type 1 Diabetes
  • Address the importance of exercise and physical activity required in the management for the Type 1 Diabetes(Emphaise on yoga, occupational therpay, exercise etc)
  • Address possible side effects associated with the use oral drugs
Doctors sample order, types of
insulin etc
19 Treatment Plan For Type 2 Diabetes Theory Duration (hh:mm) 08:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 05:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/ N 8702, 8703, 8704 Address to basic and advanced diabetes self-management skills for treating Type 2 Diabetes

  • Describe the importance of drugs for treating Type 2 Diabetes
  • Address the importance of exercise and physical activity required in the management for the Type 2 Diabetes
Doctors sample order, types of
insulin etc
20 Treatment Plan For Gestational Diabetes Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N / 8702, 8703, 8704 Address to basic and advanced diabetes self-management skills for treating Gestational Diabetes

  • Describe the importance of intake of oral medicines for treating Gestational Diabetes
  • Address the importance of exercise and physical activity required in the management for the Gestational Diabetes
Doctors sample order, types of
insulin etc
21 INSULIN Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS./ N / 8705, 9606 To learn about various types of insulin available in vials or prefilled pen device

  • To learn about checking the name and dose of the insulin as recommended by the physician
  • To learn about the mechanism for storage of the Insulin along with checking the expiry date.
  • To educate the patient to prepare the dose on insulin syringe or pen device, how to draw the correct dose of insulin
  •  To educate the patients about steps to be followed during insulin administration use of varied site for insulin administration to prevent Lipodystrophy
Types of insulin, lancets, syringes,
sample orders etc
22 Hypoglycemia And Its Management Theory Duration (hh:mm) 04:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N /8705, 9601, 9606 Define Hypoglycemia

  • Identify various signs and symptoms which occur during Hypoglycemia
  •  Identification of possible preventive management of the Hypoglycemia
  • To learn about the first line of action or most appropriate initial management of Hypoglycemia
Insulin assessing kits, chart
presentation, E modules
23 Diabetes Self Management and Education-DSME Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/N8702, 8701, 8704, 8703 Understand concept of nutrition, nutrients and calories

  •  Describes importance of balanced diet along with the coordination of meals with the medications
  • Describes types of fruits and vegetables required to maintain blood glucose level of the patient
  • Describe the importance of exercise for the diabetic patient
  • Describe the importance of taking medicines or insulin on time and keeping the record of reading of blood sugar
24 Special Care For Diabetic Patients Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N9606, 8701, 8702, 8703, 8704
  • Describe the importance of giving attention towards the general health of the diabetic or pre diabetic patient
  • Understand concept of giving attention towards skin of diabetic patients
  • Understand concept of giving attention towards teeth and gums of diabetic patients
  • Understand concept of giving attention towards eyes of diabetic patients
  • Understand concept of giving attention towards feet of diabetic patients
E modules and visit to healthcare
center
25 Communication Skills Theory Duration (hh:mm) 03:00Practical Duration (hh:mm)  02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/ N 9606, 9603, 9601
  • Describe the importance of conservation  of resources in medical facility
  • Describe the importance of communication with individuals
  • Describe the importance for handling stressful situations or risky situations while talking with patient and relatives
  • Explain to understand the need of skills in reading and writing in at least one local and official language in the local community.
Self learning and understanding
26 Initial Assessment Of Diabetic Patients Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 01:00 Corresponding NOS  Code HSS / N /8701, 8704
  • Demonstrate important data and report of the patient and maintenance of the same.
  • Analyze and Interpret the data
  • Able to perform individualized risk assessment
  • Demonstrate general physical examination of the body
  • Demonstrate Diabetes specific examination of the body
Mannequin, patient assessment
tools & kits, Physical examination
tray etc
27 Reassessment Of Diabetic Patients & Follow Ups Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS/ N 8701, 8703, 8704
  • To collect information regarding effect of treatment in a Diabetic patient
  • To collect information regarding any new complaint of the patient and to check its relevance with the Diabetes
  • Demonstrate general physical examination of the body
  • Demonstrate Diabetes specific examination of the body
Mannequin, patient assessment
tools & kits, Physical examination
tray etc
28 Consent, Observing, Recording & Documentation Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N /8704, 8703, 9603
  • Explain importance of observing and reporting the conditions of patient as well as taking consent while assisting the patient
  • Explain the importance of verbal information to the doctor in charge Explain the importance and guidelines for documentation of different observations and informed consent of the patient.
  • Explain the feedback mechanism from appropriate people like concerned medical team, carers and relatives.
  • Understand uses and importance of various records in healthcare set up & how to obtain information from them at the time of follow up or during research activities
  • Explain various types of records to be maintained by Diabetes Educator
  • Demonstrate essential components of various records and method of documentation
  • Describe follow up plan
Sample forms and formats
29 Patient’s Rights Theory Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 02:00 Corresponding NOS Code HSS / N9606, 9603, 8705
  • Enumerate patient’s rights
  • Learn the role of Diabetes educator in maintaining patient’s rights
Emodules and visit to healthcare
organization
30  Counselling Of Diabetic And Prediabetic Pateints Theory Duration (hh:mm) Practical Duration (hh:mm) Corresponding NOS Code HSS./ N /8705, 8703
  • Explain importance of treatment for the Diabetic patient
  • Explain the importance of routine health check up in the high risk patients (pre diabetic patients)
  • Explain the importance of keeping the records of blood sugar levels by patient or their carers Explain the importance of taking balanced diet and medicines in collaboration Explain the importance of keeping the check on other body parts also.
  • Explain the importance of checking the dose of the medicines or insulin
  • Explain the importance of the regular follow ups with the physician
Emodules and visit to healthcare
organization
31 Soft Skills And Communication Theory Duration (hh:mm) Practical Duration (hh:mm) Corresponding NOS Code HSS/ N 8705, 9601
  • Learn problem solving
  • Understand need for customer service and service excellence in Medical service
  • Understand work ethics in hospital set up
  • Learn objection handling
  • Learn Telephone and Email etiquettes
Self learning and understanding
Total Duration Theory Duration (hh:mm) 13500 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 105:00 OJT Duration (hh:mm) 120:00 Unique Equipment Required:
Bed with mattress, Patient Side Locker, Back Rest, Foot Step, Cardiac Table, Bed Sheet, Blanket, Pillow with Pillow Cover, I V Set-up, Oxygen Cylinder with Connector, Key, Face Mask and tubing, Tourniquet, Enamel Basin, Rubber Sheet 2 x 2 Mts, Tongue depressor,  Foot Care set up, Eye Care set up, Alcohol swabs, Blood glucose monitors, Blood glucosetest strips, Control solutions, Test tubes, Insulin Pens, Lancets, Urine test cans, Goggles,   Syringe with needle, sterile 1 cc or less, each, Syringe with needle, sterile 2 cc, each, Syringe with needle, sterile 3 cc, each, Syringe with needle, sterile 5 cc or greater, each, Torch, Glasses, Mortar and Pestle, Diabetes Socks, Shaving Kit, Infusion Pump. Insulin Syringe, List of essential medicines, Air Cushion, Sand Bag, Fire Extinguisher 5 KG ABC type, Weighing Machine, Oral care Set, Insulin Syringe Pump, Pre Filled Insulin, Vial Insulin, Glucometer, Glucose Strips, Replacement battery, Glucose drink or powder, Scissor, Nail Cutter, Nail Filer, Steel Plate, Steel Glass, Steel Bowl, Spoon, Steel Jug, Bath Tub, Measuring Glass, Sample Oral Medicine with clearly visible expiry, MFG other relevant details, Sample Insulin with all the variations (HIR, HIN) etc, Sample insulin available in, vials and pre filled cans, Full Body Mannequin – Basic, CPR Mannequin, Airway Mannequin, Ambu Bag with Mask (Adult), AED Trainer with Adult Pad, Male Multi Veno IV Arm, Advanced Male and Female, Catheterization Kit, Wound care Model Anatomical, Sample forms & formats, Gloves (disposable) – packet, Gloves (surgical) – packet, Liquid Soap Bottle, Mask – packet, Shoe Cover – packet, Hair Cap – packet, Mackintosh, Sponge Cloth, Wet Wipes – packet, Comb, Tooth Brush, Toothpaste, Hair Oil, Shampoo Bottle, Bath Soap, Talcum powder, Visit to a center for understanding of Prosthetic Aids available for diabetic patients, Bio degradable Plastic Bags (Red, Blue, Black and Yellow 10 each)with dustbins, Uro bag, Sample Collection Bottle, Gauze Piece (4X4), Betadine Solution Bottle, Cotton Rolls • Normal Saline Bottle, Micropore, Registers (attendance 2, record book 2,) Pens, Pencil Erasers,, Sharpeners, Marker pens 10 each, charts paper, drawing board etc, Duster, Paper (Ream of 500), Cleaning Solution (Colin), Syringe 50 cc/ml, Flip charts on diabetes prevention & management, Hot Water Bottle, Ice caps, Folley’s catheter, Ryle’s tube, Desktop, Intel Core I3, with 2 GB Ram, 500 GB Hard Disk with accessories with internet facility, T V Monitor 42 Inch LCD TV / LCD Projector, White Board, Extension Cord, Speakers 40 Watt set of two, Printer with Scan and copy function Wi fi with economical printing
Class Room equipped with following arrangements:
• Interactive lectures & Discussion
• Brain Storming
• Charts & Models
• Activity
• Video presentation
Skill lab equipped with following arrangements:
• Unique equipment as enlisted at the last
• Practical Demonstration of various functions
• Case study
• Role play
Visit to Diagnostic Center & Hospital
• Field assignment

 

Grand Total Course Duration: 360:00 Hours (240 Hours for Class Room & Skill Lab Training + 120 Hours
OJT/Internship/Clinical or Laboratory Training)
(This syllabus/ curriculum has been approved by SSC: Healthcare Sector Skill Council)

 

 

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