Diabetes and Rare Serious Conditions

This session reviews some of the common problems encountered by children with diabetes and long-term medical conditions at school. It describes some of the strategies used to overcome these problems to allow as full a participation in school life as possible.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of General Practitioners

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the epidemiology and pathophysiology of childhood diabetes
  3. Describe the psychosocial impact of diabetes on the child, family and school
  4. Outline principles of good day-to-day and emergency management of diabetes enabling full participation in school
  5. Discuss how the child, their family and the child’s diabetes team can work with the school to manage more difficult diabetes
  6. Describe specialist services and principles to support and promote full participation for children with rarer long-term serious disease

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.