Bournemouth Pump Course

Written by Paul Grant on 29 March 2013. Modified on 13 January 2015. Hits: 6687

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Bournemouth have been involved with many successful pump training courses and the next one has been arranged for Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd July 2015. The Course will be held at Village Hotel, Bournemouth and will be suitable for any members of multi-disciplinary diabetes team.  To reserve a definite place on this pump training course, please complete this form and send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">.

The cost for 2 day course is £350 plus VAT per person which includes one nights’ accommodation at the Village Hotel and evening meal on 2nd July plus all daytime refreshments.  The cost of an extra night accommodation and dinner is £105. The cost of course without accommodation and evening meal will be £275 plus VAT

The programme:

National Pump Training for Consultants, Specialist registrars, diabetes nurses and Dietitians

Venue:  The Village Hotel, Bournemouth, BH7 7DZ
Dates:   Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd July 2015    
Aims:    To develop and enhance skills and knowledge of insulin pump therapy. This includes technical, clinical and educational aspects
Educators:        Emma Jenkins RD, Melanie Weiss DSN, Dr Helen Partridge

Programme: Day1

9.00           Coffee and registration
9.30           Introduction and personal aims
10.0           Introduction to insulin pump therapy 

11.00          Practical Introduction to pump therapy – small group work
During this session you will learn the manual handling of the pump and attach yourself
                  The session will cover:
                      Basal and bolus screens
                      Infusion sets
                      Setting temporary basal rates
                      Setting and using bolus advisor/wizard

12.30        Some Calculations       
                      How to calculate basal rates           
                      Adjusting basal rates
                      Calculating insulin sensitivity

13.00            Lunch (practical carbohydrate counting)

14.00         Carbohydrate counting in pump therapy  - Emma Jenkins

15.30         Educational aspects:               

16.15        Case histories
16.45        Summary of day, questions and discussion

Evening meal :     18 Poole Hill
Bournemouth, Dorset,
BH2 5PS.
Tel 01202 291 081

Day 2

9.00          Clinical experience and medical role of insulin pump therapy   

10.00        Patient selection- Pre pump assessments
10.30        Setting up a pump service

11.30        Managing a pump patient during a clinic visit including downloads
12.00        Looking at different pumps
13.00                       Lunch

13.45        Patient experience     
14.15        Special situations
                         •    Pregnancy – Melanie Weiss
                         •    Exercise    

15.30        Questions and discussion

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