A training place will only be offered upon receipt of full payment or the provision of a purchase order together with the submission of an application form.

Training courses are based on a minimum of 12 delegates attending.  Should the number of delegates fall below this there is a risk the course may be cancelled.  Central DAFNE will keep you updated should this happen.

The DAFNE educator programme (DEP) and DAFNE doctor programme (DDP) involve orientation and pre course reading.  Click here to view the reference list.

Click here to view the specification to become a DAFNE educator.

 


There are four healthcare professional training programmes offered by DAFNE:

 

(1 - 2019) DAFNE educator programme (DEP) 2019

Applications will be considered on a first come first served basis, the application form also contains further details regarding the training along with the DAFNE educator programme training summary.  Please remember that we can’t accept applications without payment, please see the payment section of the application form.

As you should be aware from network meetings and previous communication, the new DEP programme includes online learning and the only face to face training involved is the course observation week and the 2-day face to face workshop.

A full training plan will be issued to all trainees once places have been confirmed, the training plan will include further details and dates of each step identified in the DAFNE educator programme training summary.

Programme (1)  - DEP1:2019  -  PILOT  -  FULL

Programme (2)  - DEP2:2019  -  PILOT  -  FULL

Programme (3)  - DEP3:2019  -  FULL

Programme (4)  - DEP4:2019  -  FULL - Venue: 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

Programme (5)  - DEP5:2019  -  FULL - Venue: Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

Programme (6)  - DEP6:2019  -  FULL - Northern Ireland 

 

Programme (7)  - DEP7:2019  -  London, places available 12 - Venue: London

Closing date for applications - 11th October 2019

Please see below dates for DEP Training in London

DEP7:2019 – London

Orientation, Insulin online unit and Carb counting online unit

4th – 15th November 2019

 

Course observation                      

(5 days)

 

w/c 25th November or

 

w/c 2nd December 2019

 

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week has been booked for observation once applications have been processed.

 

Group management online unit                                    

(4 hours)

 

w/c 2nd December 2019 or

 

w/c 9th December 2019

The date of access to the online unit will depend on which week the course observation takes place.  This will be confirmed once applications have been processed.

 

2-day workshop                              

(2 days)

7th and 8th January 2020 or

 

8th and 9th January 2020

Location: To be confirmed 

 

Please reserve all 3 days and central DAFNE will confirm which 2 days the trainee has been allocated once applications have been processed.

 

Course delivery including peer review

(5 days)

 

w/c 10th February 2020 or

 

w/c 17th February 2020

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week the trainee will be peer reviewed once applications have been processed and a peer reviewer allocated.

 

 

Cost of DEP training for DEPs 1-7 of 2019

1 educator - £1,970.00

2 educators - £2,715.00

 

Cost of DEP training for DEPs 1-4 of 2020

The cost of the DEP training in 2020 will be confirmed by July/August 2019, if you would like to submit an application form and purchase order you are welcome to, however there may be an additional charge before your place is confirmed.  Alternatively you can wait until the cost has been confirmed before submitting an application form.

 

(1 - 2020) DAFNE educator programme (DEP) 2020

Programme (1)  - DEP1:2020  -  Manchester, places available 16 - Venue: Manchester

Please see table below dates for DEP Training in Manchester

DEP1:2020 – Manchester

Orientation, Insulin online unit and Carb counting online unit

13th – 24th January 2020

 

Course observation                      

(5 days)

 

w/c 3rd February 2020 or

 

w/c 10th February 2020

 

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week has been booked for observation once applications have been processed.

 

Group management online unit                                    

(4 hours)

 

w/c 10th February 2020 or

 

w/c 17th February 2020

The date of access to the online unit will depend on which week the course observation takes place.  This will be confirmed once applications have been processed.

 

2-day workshop                              

(2 days)

17th and 18th March 2020 or

 

18th and 19th March 2020

Location: To be confirmed

 

Please reserve all 3 days and central DAFNE will confirm which 2 days the trainee has been allocated once applications have been processed.

 

Course delivery including peer review

(5 days)

 

w/c 20th April 2020 or

 

w/c 27th April 2020

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week the trainee will be peer reviewed once applications have been processed and a peer reviewer allocated.

 

 

Programme (2)  - DEP2:2020  -  London, places available 16 - Venue: London

Please see table below dates for DEP Training in London

DEP2:2020 – London

Orientation, Insulin online unit and Carb counting online unit

2nd  – 13th March 2020

 

Course observation                      

(5 days)

 

w/c 23rd March 2020 or

 

w/c 30th March 2020

 

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week has been booked for observation once applications have been processed.

 

Group management online unit                                    

(4 hours)

 

w/c 30th March 2020 or

 

w/c 6th April 2020

The date of access to the online unit will depend on which week the course observation takes place.  This will be confirmed once applications have been processed.

 

2-day workshop                              

(2 days)

12th and 13th May 2020 or

 

13th and 14th May 2020

Venue: To be confirmed 

 

Please reserve all 3 days and central DAFNE will confirm which 2 days the trainee has been allocated once applications have been processed.

 

Course delivery including peer review

(5 days)

 

w/c 15th June 2020 or

 

w/c 22nd June 2020

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week the trainee will be peer reviewed once applications have been processed and a peer reviewer allocated.

 

 

Programme (3)  - DEP3:2020  -  York, places available 16 - Venue: York

Please see table below dates for DEP Training in York

DEP3:2020 – York

Orientation, Insulin online unit and Carb counting online unit

6th – 17th July 2020

 

Course observation                      

(5 days)

 

w/c 27th July 2020 or

 

w/c 3rd August 2020

 

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week has been booked for observation once applications have been processed.

 

Group management online unit                                    

(4 hours)

 

w/c 3rd August 2020 or

 

w/c 10th August 2020

The date of access to the online unit will depend on which week the course observation takes place.  This will be confirmed once applications have been processed.

 

2-day workshop                              

(2 days)

8th and 9th September 2020 or

 

9th and 10th September 2020

Venue: To be confirmed 

 

Please reserve all 3 days and central DAFNE will confirm which 2 days the trainee has been allocated once applications have been processed.

 

Course delivery including peer review

(5 days)

 

w/c 12th October 2020 or

 

w/c 19th October 2020

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week the trainee will be peer reviewed once applications have been processed and a peer reviewer allocated.

 

 

Programme (4)  - DEP4:2020  -  Birmingham, places available 16 - Venue: Birmingham

Please see table below dates for DEP Training in Birmingham

DEP4:2020 – Birmingham

Orientation, Insulin online unit and Carb counting online unit

24th August – 4th September 2020

 

Course observation                      

(5 days)

 

w/c 14th September 2020 or

 

w/c 21st September 2020

 

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week has been booked for observation once applications have been processed.

 

Group management online unit                                    

(4 hours)

 

w/c 21st September 2020 or

 

w/c 28th September 2020

The date of access to the online unit will depend on which week the course observation takes place.  This will be confirmed once applications have been processed.

 

2-day workshop                              

(2 days)

3rd and 4th November 2020 or

 

4th and 5th November 2020

Venue: To be confirmed 

 

Please reserve all 3 days and central DAFNE will confirm which 2 days the trainee has been allocated once applications have been processed.

 

Course delivery including peer review

(5 days)

 

w/c 7th December 2020 or

 

w/c 14th December 2020

Please reserve both weeks and central DAFNE will confirm which week the trainee will be peer reviewed once applications have been processed and a peer reviewer allocated.

 

 

 

Please click here for a DEP application form

Please click here for DAFNE educator specification

Please click here for DAFNE educator programme training summary

 


(2) DAFNE doctor programme (DDP) 2019

 

DDP Programme (2) - 30th April 2019, Manchester Meeting Place, The University of Manchester, M1 3BB 

Places available: FULL 

Closing date for applications - To be confirmed 

 

DDP Programme (3) - 2nd July 2019, Clementhorpe Room, Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

Places available: 4

Closing date for applications - To be confirmed

 

DDP Programme (4) - 29th October 2019, Wilberforce Room, The Wesley Hotel, 81-103 Euston Street, London,   NW1 2EZ 

Places available: 7

Closing date for applications - To be confirmed

 

Please click here for an application form for DAFNE doctor programme (DDP)

When a doctor observes a DAFNE course an observation record form must be completed by the DAFNE educators delivering the course; this is required as evidence of observation and will need to be submitted along with your DDP application (the observation must be within 36 months of attendance at the DDP).  Click here for an observation record form .

 

Cost of DDP - £285.00 per delegate


The following two workshops are available for active DAFNE trained educators only:

(3) Pump conversion workshop 2019

Programme (1) - Wednesday 15th May - Clementhorpe Room, Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

Places available: 1 

Closing date for applications - To be confirmed 

 

Programme (2) - Wednesday 13th November 2019 - Manchester Meeting Place, University of Manchester, Sackville Street Campus, Room 8, located on the 2nd Floor

Places available:  15

Closing date for applications - To be confirmed 

 

Click here for application form DAFNE pump conversion workshop

Please contact central DAFNE at dafne@nhct.nhs.uk for further information.

Cost of pump conversion workshop - £125.00 per delegate

 


(4) 5 week conversion on-line training 

For further information regarding the 5 x 1 on-line module, please contact central DAFNE on 0191 349 9660

As part of the 5x1 training you will need access to the most recent version of the 5x1 workbook and curriculum.  If you are from a service who is currently 5x1 trained and you have access to these resources via your centre, the cost of the training will be reduced from £40 to £10.  You will need to notify the central DAFNE team on submission of your application and confirm that you have access to the required resources.  Please note it is the responsibility of your centre's DAFNE Lead Educator to ensure any 5x1 trainees have access to the most up to date versions, if you have any queries relating to this please contact the central DAFNE team. 

Cost of 5 week conversion workshop - £40.00 per delegate (or £10.00 per delegate if resources are not required, see above )  

Please click here for a 5x1 application form

 


The DAFNE educator programme (DEP), pump conversion and 5 week conversion workshops are continuous professional development (CPD) endorsed by  BDA (The Association of UK Dietitians).

The DAFNE doctor programme (DDP) is CPD endorsed by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).


 


 


Last Updated: 05/06/2019