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ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology

ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology

The ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology is designed to be practical and interactive. It will be run by experienced diabetes clinicians from across Australia and will focus on everyday clinical skills required in the treatment of diabetes by endocrinology trainees. The course is supported by the Advanced Training Committee (ATC) in Endocrinology from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).

This course is in honour of the esteemed and founding life member of the Australian Diabetes Society; late Professor Emeritus John R Turtle AO.

The 22nd ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course will be held as an online virtual event on Saturday 6th July 2024 from 9.00am to 5.30pm (AEST). 

This year, we are offering the following topics to all:

  • Diabetes Technology; Interpreting pump and CGM data downloads
  • Managing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and Pregnancy
  • Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes
  • Diabetes Diet with a focus on Carbohydrate Counting 
  • Managing Lipids in People with Diabetes

Attendance Eligibility:

  • This course is only open to Advanced Trainees currently enrolled with the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) as a 1st, 2nd or 3rd year trainee in Adult Endocrinology. 


  • Please click HERE to register online. Registrations close on Monday 24th June, 2024


Cancellation Policy:

Please provide the ADS Secretariat notice by no later than Monday 1st July, 2024 if you are unable to attend the course.

To apply for ADS Membership, please go to the following link via the ADS website to submit your Membership Application Form.

For any further details regarding the course, please contact Ms Linda Valenzisi via email to or visit the ADS website at Advanced Trainees (

This course is financially supported under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). The National Diabetes Services Scheme is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. 

The ADS also gratefully acknowledges the contribution and support from Abbott Australasia.

This course is by invitation and is for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology ONLY.

Registration for the course closes on Friday 2nd September  2022 but early registration is encouraged as limited places are available. Priority will be given to third-year trainees who have not attended the course previously. The ADS Secretariat will contact you in due course to confirm your registration and advise which workshop group (A-F) you have been allocated. All trainees currently enrolled in adult endocrinology must attend one ADS JRT Course as it is a compulsory component in advanced training.


Please note that signed-up registrations on the day of the course will not be accepted. Please contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: if you have any enquiries regarding the course.

The Australian Diabetes Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support provided from Abbott Australasia and sanofi for the ADS JRT Course 2022.