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European Association for the Study of Diabetes

EASD–NCDEG Postgraduate Education Course

14-16 July 2016
Grand Hyatt Amman – Zara Expo


Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Rationale, description and objectives of the course

This course outline has been prepared primarily for the postgraduate students and fellows in the National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Genetics, Jordan. However, the course may be of benefit for the entire spectrum of people working in the field of health sciences including medicine, public health, nursing, and allied health sciences.



The National Institute for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Genetics:

NIDEG will continue to graduate qualified health care professionals in diabetes care, including physicians, nurses and other related health sciences and to provide access to regular training, workshops, symposiums and conferences to update skills and knowledge.


Applied Anatomy for Postgraduate 24 Lecture and Practice


  1. Define and discuss the anatomical position and commonly used anatomical terms
  2. Describe the basic structure of a spinal nerve and the termination of each type of nerve  fibers; motor, sensory & sympathetic
  3. Describe the basic structure of skeletal muscles
  4. Define and discuss origin, insertion, agonist antagonist & synergist in relation to skeletal muscle function

About the Institute

The National Institute for Diabetes Endocrinology and Genetics began its mission in July, 2005 with the following goals:

To prepare qualified health care providers in Diabetes care and related subjects.
To provide teaching, research & service in the fields of diabetes, endocrinology and genetics.


Basic Genetic and Genetics Counseling


Training and education of primary health care workers on public health approaches for the community prevention and control of genetic and congenital disorders and on the basic principles and application of genetic counseling at the primary health care level.



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Communication Skills for Health Care Professionals

Course Description

Students in this course will focus on basic communication skills essential for working with clients of various ages and health care professionals. Content includes interpersonal communications and group dynamics. Students will practice communication and group dynamics. Students will practice communication skills with individuals, within groups, and through electronic media.


Education & Training

NCDEG is the only recognized center for training of fellows in the specialty Endocrinology & Metabolism in Jordan.

  • NCDEG has its own fellows
  • NCDEG contributes in the teaching of the Ministry of health fellows.

Psychological Aspects of Diabetes for Health Care Providers

Rationale for the Training Program:

As a chronic illness, diabetes mellitus represents a challenge for the patient, the family, and health care providers. It is well recognized currently that effective management of diabetes and other chronic illnesses requires an understanding of several factors and undertaking a multitude of interventions in the context of total human experience and functioning.


Year Book

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The National Institute for Diabetes Endocrinology and Genetics (NIDEG) provides the following majors:

  1. Diabetology.
  2. Diabetic Podiatry.
  3. Diabetes Nursing.
  4. Clinical Nutrition.
  5. Diabetes Education.