Drugs Used in Diabetics


About the Course

If you are a healthcare professional involved in patient care for diabetics, knowing the latest developments in insulin therapy , drug interactions and pharmacological application for patient safety is key. With this microlearning course (MLC), you can learn and stay updated on-the-go!

Why is this course for you?

The course is for all the nurses who are involved in patient care. You will be able to apply the pharmacological knowledge relating to diabetic medications in your working areas to prevent medication errors and maximize patient safety.

In this MLC, you will:

  • Learn about oral medications and insulin therapy for the management of diabetes
  • Understand the effect of the medications on the body
  • Know the proper ways of administration and precautions
  • Determine the common side effects and ways to monitor and prevent them
  • Gain knowledge about drug-drug interaction
  • Apply pharmacological knowledge to specific case scenarios



Course Curator

School of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Established since 2005, the School of Health Sciences prides itself on grooming healthcare talents who are well regarded for their professional competency and recognised for their care for patients. The School has also maintained close links with both public and private healthcare providers to serve the needs of the community.