Health Professionals Training

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As the nation’s premier heart and diabetes research institute, our training programs provide the latest research and knowledge to assist Clinicians in the management and prevention of diabetes in the community.

Baker IDI education programs are endorsed by Australian College of Nursing, Australia (ACN) according to Continuing Professional Development Endorsed Course Standards. 

Who should attend Baker IDI training programs?

Baker IDI delivers a range of programs that are specifically targeted to health professionals assisting
people who have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.

This includes:

  • Practice Nurses
  • General Practitioners
  • Community Health Nurses
  • Diabetes Nurse Educators
  • Allied Health Professionals (including Dietitians, Podiatrists & Physiotherapists).

The Baker IDI Training Team

Our multi-disciplinary team of expert Diabetes Specialists, Credentialed Diabetes Educators and Dietitians are at the forefront of management, research and education for patients with diabetes. With a wide range of experience, our highly skilled presenters aim to facilitate the practical management of diabetes – and related complications based on the latest research and best practice developed at Baker IDI and around the world.

Workplace and Community Presentations and Workshops for Clinical and Non-Clinical Professionals

The Baker IDI Education Services Team share a commitment to the research, design and delivery of a range of training programs to suit the varied requirements of healthcare workers within Australasia.

While our programs and workshops are targeted to health professionals working directly with people initiating or managing their diabetes care, the Education Services Team is available to discuss and plan the delivery of training programs, workplace and community presentations which can be tailor made to the meet the individual needs of your organisation.

2015 Dates for Training Programs

Program Name Program Date(s) Further information
Annual Diabetes Symposium: Scratching beneath the surface of diabetes  Friday, 22 May 2015 

Covers an in depth exploration of diabetes pathogenesis and management directions, a panel discussion on the implications of current pregnancy and diabetes guidelines, and an examination of the current dietary trends in diabetes management.

Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

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Online Registration


Counting Carbohydrates for Managing Diabetes  

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

This program is suitable for Dietitians and Diabetes Educators including New Graduates.

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Online Registration.

New Graduate Registration. 

How to Manage Diabetes in General Practice Wednesday, 22 July 2015 

This program is suitable for Practice Nurses.

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Online Registration.

Overweight & Obesity: the Challenges & Solutions  Tuesday, 28 July 2015  

This program is suitable for Dietitians, Practice Nurses, Diabetes Educators, Exercise Physiologists, Personal Trainers and other Allied Health Professionals working in Community, Hospital and Private Practice

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Online Registration.

How to Manage Diabetes with Mental Health Disorders   Wednesday, 5 August 2015 

This Program is suitable for Practice Nurses.

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Online Registration.      

2015 Onsite Health Professional Training

Program Name  Program Sessions  Further Information 
Diabetes Management of the Elderly Person   2 and 4 hour sessions

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Terms and Conditions 

  • Early Bird Registration Special: To take advantage of the early bird special rate, registration and full payment must be received by the closing date.
  • Baker IDI reserves the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule courses where registrations are insufficient or due to unforeseen circumstances. Should this occur the registration payment will be refunded.
  • Participant cancellations occurring less than 7 days prior to the program will incur a 20% administration charge. Cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the program will forfeit the full payment, however, a substitute delegate is welcome.
  • Baker IDI reserves the right to change program, event or seminar fees, dates, content, speakers or method of presentation at its discretion.
  • Where a refund is due to a company or participant, a full refund cheque or electronic transfer will be organised within 30 days of the event, seminar or program.
  • Where a course is overbooked, participants who have paid prior to the commencement of the event, seminar or program will be given priority.
  • Baker  IDI reserves all rights, title and interest in all intellectual property used by it in performing the seminar services (subject to the rights of the presenters) and all intellectual property we may develop as a result of the performance of the seminar services.
  • You agree not to delete or modify the materials or any copyright, trade mark, or other proprietary notices in the publication or transmission of materials from the seminar.

Further Information 

External Training Officer
Ph: 03 8532 1842 or 8532 1328
Fax: 03 8532 1100