The ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course is designed to be practical and interactive. It will be run by experienced diabetes clinicians 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 19th ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course will be held as an online virtual event on Saturday 6th November 2021 from 10:30am to 5:15pm (AEDT).
(Please Note: This course is by invitation and is for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology ONLY)
This year, we are offering the following topics to all:
And please state your preference when completing the online registration form for:
Please contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any enquiries regarding the 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 Friday 22nd October 2021 but early registration is encouraged as limited places are available. The ADS Secretariat will contact you in due course to confirm your registration of allocated workshop group.
(Please note that you must register for the ADS JRT Course via the ADS. Signed-up registrations on the day of the course will not be accepted).
The Australian Diabetes Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support provided from AstraZeneca for the ADS JRT Course.
The Australian Diabetes Society is running its annual Practical Skills Course for First Year Trainees in Adult Endocrinology over two days with the first day held on Saturday 15th May 2021 from 9.30am to 5.15pm (AEST). The course will be held as an online virtual event.
The course will focus on the hands-on practical skills required to effectively care for people with diabetes in inpatient and ambulatory clinical settings. It will be run by senior endocrinologists, senior advanced trainees and other diabetes health professionals.
There will be two 1-hour lecture sessions including three 1.25-1.5 hour small group workshops:
1) Prescribing medications for type 2 diabetes
2) Insulin, insulin injector devices and self-injection techniques
3) Inpatient glycaemia, including peri-operative management
4) Programming insulin pumps (with hands-on experience)
5) Monitoring glucose levels
Supervisors are encouraged to advise incoming first year trainees of this course.
Venue: Online Virtual Event
Dates: Saturday 15th May 2021
Registration Fees: $99 (inc $9GST) for both days. Full payment is required when registering for Day 1. Please note no refunds issued if cancelled after 10th May 2021 or if not able to attend Day 2.
Course Times: Registration is from 9:30am to 9:45am; course to commence sharply at 10:00am and will conclude at 5.15pm (AEDT)
To register for the ADS Practical Skills Course 2021 (Day 1):
Please click HERE to apply online for the ADS Practical Skills Course 2021.
Contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: email@example.com or phone on 02 9169 3859 if you have any enquiries regarding the course.
Cancellation: Please provide the ADS Secretariat notice by no later than Monday 10th May 2021 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.