As part of the Novo Nordisk MERIT Programme the insulin initiation module covers all aspects surrounding insulin therapy including:

  • Supporting the patient throughout their use of insulin, advising on injection techniques, injection techniques, injection devices, blood glucose monitoring, and hypoglycaemia awareness
  • Assisting the patient in troubleshooting problems that may arise during their use of insulin, for example injection site concerns, diet and exercise queries, and dose and regimen alterations
  • Targets for well-being, HbA1c and home blood glucose testing
  • Titration of dosage, based on blood glucose monitoring.

Following this module, healthcare professionals should feel confident in supporting patients using insulin therapy, identification of possible problem areas and knowing when to refer to specialist services.

4 CPD Points

When & Where 


Wednesday 9th December

Lambert Arms Hotel, London Road, Aston Rowant, Watlington, OX49 5SQ



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