Nursing CPD Institute

The pharmacology of non-insulin medications in type 2 diabetes

CPD Hours: 1.5
Current as at 26 May 2021
This webinar will provide an overview of the mechanisms of blood glucose-lowering medication. We will discuss the use, contraindications, adverse effects and precautions for each class of hypoglycaemic agent.

“Understand the reasons why type 2 diabetes treatment is necessary”

Course Content

This webinar will provide an overview of the mechanisms of blood glucose-lowering medication. We will discuss the use, contraindications, adverse effects and precautions for each class of hypoglycaemic agent.

We will also describe strategies to help people take their medication as prescribed.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of non-insulin hypoglycaemic agents
  • Recognise the adverse effects of each class of agent
  • Understand the reasons why type 2 diabetes treatment is necessary
  • Explore the reasons clients may not persist with their medications
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