YDEF Insulin Pump Course Wednesday 6th - Friday 8th June 2018

Written by Muna Nwokolo on 18 February 2012. Modified on 05 March 2018. Hits: 27142

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The YDEF's ever popular Insulin Pump Course is set to run again in 2018 with fantastic content delivered by internationally recognised speakers.                                          

Learn all you need to be confident and knowledgeable about selecting patients, setting up and using pumps, as well as the principles relating to their ongoing management such as carbohydrate counting.


Provisional programme here

•  Background to pump therapy – where we are and how we get here.
•  Optimising MDI – understanding insulin.
•  The current state of pumps – Nice guidance, pathways
•  CHO counting.
•  Getting to know your pumps – group work.
•  The Basics of Basals (sets, infusion devices and basals)         
•  The Basics of Bolusing (ISF, I:C, types of boluses) 
•  How to manage sickness, DKA and hypos.
•  Advanced pumping with case studies.
•  CHO counting.
•  Setting up a pump service, organisational and financial considerations.
•  Psychological care of the pump patient.
•  Where does CGM fit in?
•  Case studies – complex cases.
•  Feedback on wearing pumps.
•  Using downloads, Pumps and pregnancy, Pumps and exercise.
•  Islet cell transplantation.
•  Closed loop systems.
•  Question Time  - open meeting with speakers.

**PLEASE NOTE THE COURSE IS PRIMARILY FOR D&E SPRs** Trainees closer to CCT who have not attended this course will be given priority.

The date

Wednesday 6th June - Friday 8th June 2018

The venue 

Eynsham Hall, Oxford. Venue details available here. Accommodation costs are included in the registration fee. 

How do I register?

Please complete this form. There is a non refundable payment of £100 to secure your place. Your place is not guranteed until confirmation of your payment is verified by Diabetes UK

Accommodation and meals

Your registration includes accommodation, meals and refreshments for the 3 day course. 


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YDEF Insulin Pump Course Sponsors

We are grateful to our pharmaceutical industry partners for their generous support. Without pharma support, we wouldn't be able to run this event, so do show your appreciation at the course.


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