The acute care and management of Diabetic keto acidosis DKA in children and young people under the age of 18 years Short Course

The acute care and management of Diabetic keto acidosis DKA in children and young people under the age of 18 years Short Course
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

½ day


School of Nursing

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Friday 31 March 2017, 9am to 1pm

Entry Requirements:

Course Content

Course Outline:
This workshop is to provide information on the acute care and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis in children and young people under the age of 18 years.

Who should attend:

Registered nurses and student nurses caring for children and young people with diabetic keto acidosis in the acute setting. 

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Carol Blackmore is a senior lecturer at UCLan. Her previous nursing experience including many years as a children nurse and has worked mainly with the acute setting of Paediatrics. She is interested in the acute care and management of the sick child and also supporting children and their families who have chronic or complex needs 

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Define Diabetic keto acidosis
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of DKA
  • Explore care management strategies in DKA. 

Industry links & professional accreditation

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Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

£45 (catering and car parking are not provided) 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808 

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United Kingdom

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