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Insulin pump therapy learning

MY LEARNING 

ACCREDITED ONLINE LEARNING

MY LEARNING ACCREDITED ONLINE LEARNING

YOUR ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR INSULIN PUMP THERAPY

Through the My Learning portal, you have access to our online learning modules. These are designed to help you enhance your knowledge of insulin pump therapy so you can provide greater insights to your patients in helping them manage their insulin dependent diabetes.

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Two core programs make up the learning modules 

1. INITIATE 

This program involves six learning modules designed to give you the initial tools required to successfully understand and implement insulin pump therapy:

  • Benefits of Insulin Pump Therapy (CSII) & Patient Selection - with Dr Mark ForbesEndocrinologist
  • Clinical Evidence - with Prof Tim JonesEndocrinologist
  • Calculating Initial Pump Settings - with Dr Anthony Zimmermann, Endocrinologist
  • Adjusting & Fine Tuning Methodology - with Dr Philip Bergman, Endocrinologist
  • CareLink® Interpretation Methodology - with Dr Kavita KumareswaranEndocrinologist
  • Hypoglycaemia, Hyperglycaemia, DKA Prevention & Sick Day Management - with Dr Grant Cracknell, Endocrinologist

2. DEVELOP 

This program involves six learning modules designed to give you a deeper understanding of insulin pump therapy:

  • Bolus Management - with Sally Double, Diabetes Educator
  • Best Practices - Tips for Success with MM640G CGM - with Dr Gabrielle HowardEndocrinologist and Robyn Gray, Diabetes Educator
  • CGM Settings for the MM640G System - with Annabel Thurlow, Diabetes Educator
  • CGM Alerts, Alarms & Calibration - with Rebecca Humphreys, Diabetes Educator
  • CareLink Personal - with Jan Carr, Diabetes Educator
  • CareLink Pro Reports - with Dr Peter Goss, Endocrinologist

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Who are the learning modules for?

Any healthcare professional involved in the care of those with diabetes, including Endocrinologists, GPs, Certified Product Trainers, Diabetes Educators, Nurses and Dietitians.

Why participate in these online learning courses?

If you are a Diabetes Educator, the courses will serve as accreditation towards your professional development. The ADEA has approved 4 accreditation points for both Initiate and Develop courses (8 points in total). Following the completion of each course you will receive a certificate entitling you to the professional development points. If you are an Endocrinologist these courses also contribute towards your professional development. The RACP currently attributes 1 credit per hour for web-based learning activities. For more information, please visit the RACP website

Specific GP learning modules and RACGP accreditation for the Initiate course is available through the RACGP website in association with High Heal Pty Ltd. Register here for Initiating Pumps for Diabetic Patients (34951)

In addition, you will be invited by Medtronic Diabetes to join an interactive, face-to-face half day CareLink™ workshop. This Workshop will also allow for further development points to be claimed.

How, where and when?

The online learning will offer flexibility in that healthcare professionals can complete them from the comfort of the home or office. The modules take approximately 30 minutes each to complete and all include a short set of questions to test your understanding. You will have 3 months to complete both the courses. Once you have finished each course (Initiate or Develop), you will receive an official Medtronic Diabetes certificate of completion.

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DISCLAIMER – PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION. THIS WEBSITE IS INTENDED FOR USE BY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ONLY.

The content of this website contains material for the education of healthcare professionals only and is unsuitable for a non-professional audience. If you are not a healthcare professional, you cannot use this section of our website. Your registration and license information may be requested by Medtronic to verify that you are a valid healthcare professional. Failure to verify your registration information upon request will result in your account being deactivated.