Table 4: Specific learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

The participant will be able to
1. Demonstrate understanding of basic knowledge with regard to diabetes mellitus ▪ Define the following concepts related to diabetes mellitus: diabetes mellitus, blood glucose, insulin, pancreas, hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia
▪ Describe normal regulation of blood glucose
▪ Name and explain the classification of diabetes mellitus
▪ Outline the clinical differences between diabetic mellitus type 1 and type 2
2. Explain risk factors and signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus ▪ Identify and describe signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus
▪ Identify and describe risk factors of diabetes mellitus
3. Educate and support diabetes mellitus people about healthy lifestyle ▪ Describe the importance of early detection in diabetes mellitus
▪ Explain how to use FINDRISK TOOL to identify people at risk of developing diabetes mellitus Describe the healthy diets
▪ Explain diet that needs to be followed by diabetes people
▪ Explain healthy food guide pyramid and plate model
▪ Describe the role/benefits of physical activity/exercise in the prevention and management of diabetes
▪ List the examples of simple physical activities/exercises diabetic patients can engage in
▪ Describe the danger of alcohol on diabetes mellitus
▪ Describe the effects of smoking on diabetes mellitus
4. Describe the management of diabetes mellitus and treatment adherence ▪ Describe measures to be followed in management of diabetes
▪ Describe adherence to diabetic treatment
▪ Explain glucose testing
5. Explain the prevention and care of complications of diabetes mellitus ▪ List and explain the complications of diabetes mellitus.
▪ Describe management of mild and severe hypoglycaemia
▪ Outline general principles for foot care
 ▪ Describe management and care of complications by HBCs