1-day PrePITstop course

PrePITstop diabetes 1-day key message course focusing on essential type 2 diabetes and prediabetes management in primary care.

Registration options

  • Individual registration is available
  • Courses can be commissioned locally to you. The national team will travel to a venue of your choice and deliver the course. Registration will be open to invited healthcare professionals in the local vicinity. To commission a course a minimum of 12 students is required and a maximum 30

Course delivery

1 day of face-to-face sessions. Duration 6.5 hours

Students have access to a paper workbook and interactive pdf workbook.

Suitable for

  • Practice Nurse, Community Nurse, Clinical Pharmacist and Paramedic with previous diabetes experience/training. The 3-day PrePITstop course is better suited to a new-to-practice Nurse, Paramedic or Pharmacist.
  • GP, GP trainee, Advanced Nurse Practitioner

We recommend a team approach to diabetes service provision, so team members attending together is encouraged



Outline of content

This 1-day multidisciplinary diabetes course takes the key messages from the popular 3-day PrePITstop course and delivers them in a 6.5-hour programme. It focuses on the core diabetes services and care provision for people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes and emergency management for people with type 1 diabetes. It is aimed at healthcare professionals working in primary care who want to work as a team to improve diabetes services and patient outcomes using structured care pathways.

Programme summary

  • Classification and accurate diagnosis
  • Diabetes screening for at risk groups
  • Day to day living choices
  • Encouraging referrals to the Diabetes Prevention Programme and Structured Education
  • The oral diabetes medication pathway and related subjects (DVLA, hypoglycaemia, monitoring, concordance, individual target setting)
  • Managing illness
  • The provision of essential diabetes care using structured care pathways
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention, including blood pressure, lipid and kidney management
  • The foot assessment, foot advice and appropriate referral


To commission a local course please contact us for an individual quote based on number of students and location.