NSQF- Diabetes Educator.pdf

Diabetes Educator

  • Job DescriptionIndividuals in this job are involved in understanding the impact of health behaviour and lifestyle on acute and chronic problems of diabetes and provide a comprehensive, cost effective and self-care management plan.
  • CodeHSS/Q8701
  • SectorHealthcare
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours360
  • Accrediting BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Provides education and skills for effective diabetes management in patients with diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes

  • International Comparability

    While writing the NOSs the UK NOSs were also referred to and an effort was taken to maintain comparability in the technical part of the NOSs.

  • Progression Pathway

    Progression will be possible in both academic as well as professional area as: Level 5- Team Leader/ Supervisor - Diabetes Management Department or Level 5: Specialization in Advanced counselling techniques

  • Qualification File NSQF- Diabetes Educator.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    HSS/ N 8701: Assess goals for diabetic and prediabetic Mandatory 360 (Cumulative Notional Hour for all NOS) 4
    HSS/ N 8702: Set and plan goals for diabetic/pre-diabetic patients Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 8703: Implement and evaluate the performance of treatment plan Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 8704: Document the patient record and follow-up activities Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 8705: Educate patient about insulin administration Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9601: Collate and communicate health information Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9603: Act within the limits of your competence and authority Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9606: Maintain a safe healthy and secure environment Mandatory 4