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Competencies and workforce development strategies for diabetes related roles
This webinar aims to highlight strategies for developing a diabetes competent workforce, explore success stories of countries that have developed competency framework for diabetes-related roles and to identify relevant competencies essential for the delivery of diabetes services by pharmacists.
Around 422 million people worldwide have diabetes and 1. 6 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year. Pharmacists, across all sectors and areas of practice do have a role to play in ensuring the prevention and management of diabetes. In a series of five webinars, the role of pharmacists in the prevention and management of diabetes and its complications; advancement in therapeutic options; competencies and workforce development opportunities; and policy barriers and facilitators in providing diabetes services will be explored. The series culminates in the launching of the ONE FIP Practice Transformation Programme on Diabetes.
At the end of this webinar, participants will:
-Understand the strategies for developing a diabetes competent workforce
-Learn from successful experiences on how to develop competency framework for diabetes related roles
-Identify relevant competencies facilitating the delivery of diabetes-related services
-Ralph Altiere, Chair of FIP Education (FIPEd) University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, USA
- Sallianne Kavanagh, Senior Lecturer- Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice. Advanced Clinical Pharmacist. University of Huddersfield. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHSFT, United Kingdom
- Andreia Bruno-Tomé, Global Lead for DG 5 - Competency Development, Senior Expert Strategist, McCann Health, Portugal
- Diana Isaacs, Endocrine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cleveland Clinic, USA