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 number of 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.

All 2019 DEP programmes are now FULL. 

 

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 Dec 2019/Jan 2020, 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: FULL - 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 6 - 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.

 

 

 

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) 

 

DDP programmes in 2019 are now full.

 

DAFNE doctor programme (DDP) 2020

The DAFNE Doctor Programme (DDP) has been updated and amended and will now be delivered in a new format, this will now involve a more structured timescale of blended learning which involves online and face to face learningDDP course dates and information for 2020 are listed below:

 

Programme (1)  - DDP1:2020  -  Manchester, places available 20 - Venue: Manchester

Please see table below dates and stages for DDP Training in Manchester:

Closing date:

17/01/2020

Access to:

Orientation

Insulin online unit

10/02/2020 – 06/03/2020

Trainee to Prepare for observation

The week prior to the course observation week

Course observation weeks

 

Any week from:

w/c 16/03/2020

to

w/c 22/06/2020

Access to:

Best practice/service improvement

Post course observation week until:

10/07/2020

1-day workshop

 

14/07/2020

 

Programme (2)  - DDP2:2020  -  London, places available 20 - Venue: London

Please see table below dates and stages for DDP Training in London:

Closing date:

01/05/2020

Access to:

Orientation

Insulin online unit

26/05/2020 – 19/06/2020

Trainee to Prepare for observation

The week prior to the course observation week

Course observation weeks

 

Any week from:

w/c 29/06/2020

to

w/c 14/09/2020

Access to:

Best practice/service improvement

Post course observation week until:

02/10/2020

1-day workshop

08/10/2020

 

 

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

Cost of DDP - £336.00 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: CLOSED  

Closing date for applications - CLOSED

 

(3) Pump conversion workshop 2020

Programme (1) Wednesday 3rd June 2020 -  Park Inn by Radisson, North Street, York, YO1 6JF 

Places available: 12  

Closing date for applications - 13th May 2020

 

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: 16/10/2019