The Australian Diabetes Society is running its annual Practical Skills Course for First Year Trainees in Adult Endocrinology on Saturday 16 February 2019. The Course will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Melbourne. Registration commences at 8:15am. The course starts at 8:45am sharp and finishes at 5:30pm.
The course will focus on the hands-on practical skills required to effectively care for people with diabetes in ward and clinic settings. It will be run by senior endocrinologists, senior advanced trainees and other diabetes health professionals.
There will be six 1-hour sessions including small group workshops:
1) Monitoring glucose levels
2) Prescribing diabetes medications
3) Insulin, insulin injector devices and self-injection technique
4) Programming insulin pumps (with hands-on experience)
5) Inpatient glycaemia, including peri-operative management
6) Managing the diabetic foot (including ulcer management and footwear)
Supervisors are encouraged to advise incoming first year trainees of this course.
Venue: Melbourne Marriott Hotel, Cnr Exhibition & Lonsdale Sts, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Date: Saturday 16 February 2019
Registration Fee: Registration is free of charge (but trainees will need to organise their own travel arrangements)
Course Times: Registration is from 8:15am to 8:45am; course to commence sharply at 8:45am and will conclude at 5.30pm
Click HERE to download the course flyer
Please note that the course is being held on the same day as 'White Night' in Melbourne so it is highly recommended that accommodation is booked as early as possible.
To Register for the ADS Practical Skills Course 2019:
Please click HERE to apply online for the ADS Practical Skills Course 2019
Please contact Ms Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org for any enquires regarding the course.
Cancellation: Please provide the ADS Secretariat notice by no later than Friday 1 February 2019 if you are unable to attend the course.
This course is supported by funds provided to ADS under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). The NDSS is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support for this educational activity.
The ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course is designed to be practical and interactive. It will be run by experienced clinical endocrinologists from across Australia and will focus on everyday clinical skills required in the treatment of diabetes by endocrinology trainees. The course is supported by the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) in Endocrinology from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).
To honour Professor John R Turtle in his retirement, the ADS have resolved that the Course on an ongoing basis will be named The John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Endocrinology.
The 17th ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course will be held on Friday 28 August 2020 from 1:00pm to 5:30pm following the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress at the Brisbane Convention & Ehibition Centre in Brisbane, QLD.
(Please Note: This course is by invitation and is for open only for currently enrolled 1st, 2nd, 3rd year Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology with the RACP)
Please contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: email@example.com if you have any enquiries regarding the course.
To register for the 18th ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course:
Please download the program for this year's ADS JRT Course - PDF / Please download the flyer for this year's ADS JRT Course - PDF
Registration for the course closes on TBC but early registration is encouraged as limited places are available. The ADS Secretariat will contact you in due course to confirm your registration. All trainees must also register for the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress in Brisbane to attend the ADS JRT Course.
(Please note that you must also register for the ADS JRT Course via the ADS, independently from the ADC. Walk-up registrations on the day of the course will not be accepted).
Click here to apply online for the 2020 ADS JRT Course
The Australian Diabetes Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support provided from Eli Lilly Australia for the ADS JRT Course.