Diabetes and medicines: online learning about safety

Last updated: May 01, 2020

Inpatient Diabetes Education through Animation – 'IDEA'  (University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust, 2015 to 2019)
Access: Free, and no login required.
Audience: Hospital healthcare professionals who prescribe, monitor or administer insulin.
Content: Ten short animated videos including safe prescribing and administration of sc and IV Insulin regimens, hypoglycaemia, and safe insulin use in peri-operative states and in pregnancy . 
Diabetes awareness and administering insulin  (Northamptonshire Healthcare NHSFT, 2020)
Access: Click on the blue 'NLMS link' at the bottom of the page. Free, and no login required.
Audience: Intended for community nurses, but potentially helpful for many other healthcare professionals.
Content: e-learning on subjects including: blood glucose monitoring, hypoglycaemia, hyperglycemia, and safe administration of insulin. 
Managing diabetes in hospital  (Pocket Medic, undated)
Access: Free, and no login required.
Audience: Any health professionals working in hospitals and in the community.
Content: Twelve animations dealing with managing hyperglycaemia, preventing hypos, safe use of insulin in hospitals and community, and explaining different types of insulin.