Education and health professionals training programs for people with type 2 diabetes: a review of quality criteria

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Objective. To contribute to the development of a set of quality criteria for patient education and health professionals training that could be applied in European countries. Methods. Literature review quality criteria, pre-selection based on a comparison of the criteria, peer group and expert based selection of the criteria. Results. 14 quality criteria were selected: goals, rationale, target group, setting, scheduling of the education/training sessions, environmental requirements, qualification of the trainers/educators, core components of the educator/trainer’s role, curriculum, education methods, education didactics, monitoring of the effectiveness and quality of the program, implementation level and source of funding. Discussion. A set of preliminary quality criteria for patient education and health professionals training was developed, which could be applied in European countries.

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Silke Kuske

Andrea Icks

Jelka Zaletel

Ulrike Rothe

Jaana Lindström

Monica Sørensen

Marina Maggini

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Kuske, S., Icks, A., Zaletel, J., Rothe, U., Lindström, J., Sørensen, M., & Maggini, M. (2015). Education and health professionals training programs for people with type 2 diabetes: a review of quality criteria. Annali dell’Istituto Superiore Di Sanità, 51(3), 199-205. Retrieved from https://annali.iss.it/index.php/anna/article/view/250
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