Important: Insulin Safety online training

Insulin safety training is a requirement for all those who prescribe, prepare, handle or administer insulin. To ensure compliance with NPSA safe prescribing of insulin requirements, please can any prescriber, nurse or pharmacist who has not already completed the diabetes.nhs.uk training now do so. Please note the website address to access this learning has changed and can be found at:

http://www.nhsiq.nhs.uk/improvement-programmes/patient-safety/diabetes-elearning-modules.aspx

*Please note – of the 5 e-learning packages listed on this website, it is the Safe Use of Insulin module you are required to complete.

Each module allows users to log on, complete the course, take an on-line test and print a certificate if passed. There is an assessment at the end with a pass rate of 75% to gain a certificate. Please give a copy of your certificate to your line manager.

Extract from internal Staff Briefing

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