School Website FAQs

What can I find in the IDF School of Diabetes?

Who can join the IDF School of Diabetes?

What are the main features of the IDF School of Diabetes?

Do I need to pay to register on the IDF School of Diabetes?

I want to know more about the IDF Certified Courses?

What is Discussion Forum?

What can I find in the Resource Library?

How can I connect with other members?

Who should I contact if I have additional questions?

Is the courses CME Accredited?

I experience problems opening a module, what can I do?

 

What can I find in the IDF School of Diabetes?

The IDF School of Diabetes provides a one-stop resource centre with features aimed at facilitating collaboration between peers and experts and access to IDF webcasts, expert opinion articles, newsletters and daily diabetes news updates. The platform also offers tailor-made interactive courses, specifically designed for nurses, educators, primary care physicians, general practitioners and specialists.


Who can join the IDF School of Diabetes?

  • All health professionals involved in diabetes prevention, management and care
  • People with diabetes and caregivers
  • Any professional involved in diabetes related activities

What are the main features of the IDF School of Diabetes?

  • Tailor-made online certificate courses for health professionals
  • Collaboration centre consisting of a discussion forum and opinion polls
  • Resource library consisting of e-newsletters, daily updates, videos and expert opinions

Do I need to pay to register on the IDF School of Diabetes?

No. Access to the IDF School of Diabetes is FREE. Register Now.


I want to know more about the IDF Certified Courses?


What is Discussion Forum?

The Discussion Forum allows users to start a new discussion on any topic related to diabetes prevention, management and care or to participate in any of the ongoing discussions. Once a discussion thread is inactive for three months, it will be archived and all archived threads will be available for your reference or general reading.

Registration to the IDF School of Diabetes is required to participate in the Discussion Forum


What can I find in the Resource Library?

The Resource Library offers a wide variety of diabetes-related information, including:

  • Webcasts and videos from IDF World Diabetes Congresses
  • Opinion articles on specific topics by eminent experts
  • Open access e-library with IDF publications, diabetes-related articles and reference material from other sources

How can I connect with other members?

A members directory is available in the ‘Connect’ section. You must be registered to the IDF School of Diabetes to access the directory. Register Now.


Who should I contact if I have additional questions?

If you have a specific enquiry or would like further information about the IDF School of Diabetes, please contact us through the contact form

Is the courses CME Accredited?

IDF online courses and short courses are accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®) will be awarded for each hour of online learning (60 minutes of actual e-learning excluding introductions etc.)

Course European CME Credit(s)
Diabetes Educators 11
Primary Care Physicians and General Practitioners 8
Specialists 13

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at
www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme

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I experience problems opening a module, what can I do?

If you experience problems with opening a module, for example, that the screen stays white, it is most likely that your browser settings are blocking a pop-up, which is needed to run the modules. You need to allow the browser to run flash. You can change your settings following the steps described in this guide: Please download it here.