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.

2016 Health Professionals Training schedule

Carbohydrate Counting for Managing Diabetes

Suitable for dietitians and diabetes educators, including new graduates.

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29 July 2016

Early Bird – $195
Full fee – $225
Early Bird applies if paid in full by
01 July 2016.

How to Manage Diabetes in General Practice

Suitable for practice nurses working with clients to manage diabetes.

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9 August 2016

Early Bird – $150
Full fee – $180
Early Bird applies if paid in full by
08 July 2016.

Overweight and Obesity: The Challenges and Solutions

Suitable for dietitians, diabetes educators, practice nurses, exercise physiologists and other allied health professionals working with clients to manage obesity.

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13 October 2016

Early Bird – $220
Full fee – $250
Early Bird applies if paid in full by
16 September 2016.

FlexIT: Flexible Insulin Therapy for Health Professionals

Suitable for diabetes educators and dietitians working with clients managing type 1 diabetes on basal bolus insulin.



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26 October 2016

28 October 2016

2-day program – $450
3-day program* – $600
Day 3 program only** – $150
*Includes training and accreditation to facilitate FlexIT group programs.
** Day Three Only registration available to attendees who have previously completed Day One and Day Two of the FlexIT program.
No early bird fees apply.


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.
  • Participants acknowledge and agree that Baker IDI is not responsible or liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with any participant’s use of or reliance on the training programs, workplace and community presentations or any verbal information given to the Participant during the conduct of such training programs, workplace and community presentations.

Further information

Manager, Education Services